Weird-but-True Facts about U.S. History

Weird-But-True Facts
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing historical facts, including famous Americans, American firsts, the U.S. government, and forgotten ideas and plans.

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978-1-62323-445-4
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Nonfiction
Category High Interest
Copyright 2013
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
BISACS JNF051000, JNF038000, JNF025000
Dewey 973
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 890
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.7
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 156530
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Introduction
  • Government Facts
  • Famous Americans
  • Weird Ideas and Plans
  • American Firsts
  • Other Amazing History Facts
  • Glossary
  • Learn More
  • Index
Author: Arnold Ringstad

Arnold Ringstad is the author of more than 30 books for kids. He loves reading and writing about space exploration. He lives in Minnesota.

Illustrator: Mernie Gallagher-Cole

Mernie Gallagher-Cole is a children's book illustrator living in West Chester, Pennsylvania. She loves drawing every day. Her illustrations can also be found on greeting cards, puzzles, e-books, and educational apps.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Weird-but-True Facts from School Library Journal on April 1, 2013

These high-interest titles deliver information on a variety of subjects. Each volume begins with an introduction to the topic and closes with the somewhat redundant assertion that the ‘weird-but-true’ facts ‘are all true!’ The facts themselves are printed in a… View →