The Mysterious Amazon

Geography of the World
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Looking for adventure? Take a trip down the Amazon with this book! From its start as an icy stream high in the Andes all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, each turn of this mysterious river reveals new and wonderful secrets.

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978-1-61473-565-6
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2005
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2004-08-01
BISACS JNF038000, JNF051180
Dewey 918.1
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 80102
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Smithsonian National Zoological Park - Amazonia
National Geographic - Amazon Tribes
Extreme Science - Amazon River
The Amazon River
  • The Course of the River
  • Plants and Animals
  • The Amazon, Past and Present
  • A Useful River
  • People along the River
  • Looking to the Future
  • Glossary
  • An Amazon River Almanac
  • The Amazon River in the News
  • How to Learn More about the Amazon River
  • Index
Author: Charnan Simon

Charnan Simon has a BA in English literature from Carleton College and an MA in English literature from the University of Chicago. She has been an editor at both Cricket and Click magazines and has written more than 50 books for young readers. Ms. Simon lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband Tom, their daughters, Ariel and Hana, Sam the dog, and Lily and Luna the cats.