Rock Climbing

From the Set The Great Outdoors

Explore rock climbing, an exciting outdoor activity, including climbing gear, where to climb, and how to stay safe.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$14.21 $9.95
$14.21 $9.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey 796.522
Lexile 620
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
Guided Reading Level P
Language English
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Format Reinforced book, Hosted ebook
ISBN 9781626873339, 9781631436277
Copyright 2015, 2015
Number of Pages 24, 24
Dimensions 8 x 9.5, 8 x 9.5
Graphics Full-color photographs

A noteworthy review of The Great Outdoors from School Library Journal on November 1, 2014

These appealing books feature an uncluttered design, which highlights the short, easy-to-read text. Words with definitions are set apart by different-colored font; color photos often supplement descriptions of equipment or animals. In Canoeing, a sidebar notes that many animals live in, near, or around water, such as trout, turtles, and geese. A history of each sport is provided, and there’s an emphasis on safety through planning and proper equipment. For instance, campers are advised to avoid ticks by wearing bug spray and long pants and thick socks. As they enumerate each sport’s appeal, these books also stress inclusiveness (‘Athletic or not, anyone can hike. There are even trails people in wheelchairs can use.’). Attractive, useful additions.

Author: M. J. York

M. J. York has an undergraduate degree in English and history and a master's degree in library science. M. J. lives in Minnesota and works as a children's-book editor. She has always been fascinated by myths, legends, and fairy tales from around the world.