Native Nations of the Great Basin and Plateau

Native Nations of North America
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Introduces the main native nations of North America's Great Basin and Plateau area, including the Nez Perce, Yakama, Shoshone-Bannock, Ute, Paiute, Washoe, and Klamath nations. The nations' historical significance, cultural highlights, and contemporary life are all examined through respectful text and well-chosen photos. Additional features to enhance comprehension include informative sidebars, detailed maps, a glossary of key words and phrases, sources for further research, and a section on how to say common phrases in the native language.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2015-08-01
BISACS JNF052020, JNF018040
Dewey 978.004
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 870
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 6.0
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 176478
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, 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: Barbara Krasner

Freelance writer Barbara Krasner writes nonfiction, fiction, and poetry for children and adults. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and teaches children's literature and creative writing at William Paterson University in New Jersey, where she is currently pursuing a master's in public history.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Native Nations of North America from Children's Bookwatch on October 1, 2015

Featuring reinforced library binding and full-color photography throughout, Native Nations of North America is an anthology designed to teach young readers in grades 3-6 about native peoples who live in different regions of the continent. Each book touches upon multiple major native… View →