The Sacred Ganges

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

Like many other great rivers of the world, the Ganges starts as a trickle high in the mountains and affects the lives of the millions of people who live along its banks. But for the Hindus of India, it has a much deeper meaning. Discover the culture and people of the sacred Ganges.

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978-1-61473-567-0
$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 915.4
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 80105
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources India for Kids
Ganges River
About the Ganges River
Ganges River India
The River Ganges
  • The Course of the River
  • Plants and Animals
  • The Ganges, Past and Present
  • A Useful River
  • People along the River
  • Looking to the Future
  • Glossary
  • A Ganges River Almanac
  • The Ganges River in the News
  • How to Learn More about the Ganges 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.