The Constellation Draco

The Story of the Dragon

Constellations
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Retells the story of Draco the dragon and Hercules, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Draco, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.

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978-1-62323-485-0
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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2014
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
BISACS JNF051190, JNF051040
Dewey 523.8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 620
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 161851
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
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Author: Amy Van Zee

Amy Van Zee is an editor and writer who lives with her family near Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has an English degree from the University of Minnesota and has contributed to dozens of educational books.

Illustrator: JT Morrow

JT Morrow has been an illustrator for over twenty years and has won several awards. He specializes in creating parodies and imitations of the old and modern masters. Mr. Morrow lives just south of San Francisco with his wife and daughter.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Constellations from School Library Journal on November 1, 2013

These volumes provide both astronomy and mythology lessons in one very attractive package and are sure to be popular with young stargazers. Each of the books discusses a major constellation’s origin and mythology story, compares its presence in other cultures around the world, and… View →