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Welcome to Grand Canyon National Park

Visitor Guides
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

A tour through Arizona's Grand Canyon National Park, (complete with maps, legends, and detailed captions and factoids) introduces the park's flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Lee's Ferry, the Tusayan Ruins, and Glen Canyon Dam are discussed.

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978-1-61473-604-2
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2007
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2006-08-01
BISACS JNF051000, JNF025260
Dewey 917.91
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 860
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 109751
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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 National Park Service: Grand Canyon
PBS: Lost in th Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon Explorer
American Park Network: Grand Canyon
  • Natural Wonder
  • Eroding Landscape
  • Life Zones, Top to Bottom
  • Path to Tourism
  • Exploring the Grand Canyon
  • Into the Canyon
  • North Rim - The Quiet Gem
  • Map
  • Grand Canyon National Park Fast Facts
  • Glossary
  • To Find Out More
  • Index
Author: Teri Temple

Teri Temple is a former elementary school teacher who now travels the country as an event coordinator. She developed a love for mythology as a fifth-grade student following a unit in class on Greek and Roman history. Teri likes to spend her free time hanging out with her family, biking, hiking, and reading. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and their golden retriever, Buddy.

Author: Bob Temple

Bob Temple, who also writes under the name Carl Emerson, is the author of more than 20 nonfiction books for children and young adults, and seven Internet-related titles. Bob holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of St. Thomas and is an award-winning journalist who has enjoyed a 16-year career in newspapers and online journalism. He is also the president of an editorial services and Web content firm based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. He enjoys traveling, playing golf, and spending time with his wife and three children. Bob lives in Rosemount, Minnesota.