How the Judicial Branch Works

How America Works
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Learn about the roles of state, local, and federal courts in interpreting laws, deciding cases, and bringing justice to the American people. Additional features to aid comprehension include fact-filled captions and sidebars, detailed photographs, informational diagrams, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, an index, and an introduction to the author.

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978-1-5038-0905-5
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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2017
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-08-01
BISACS JNF043000, JNF052040, JNF025250
Dewey 347.73
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 510
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 184074
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources


  • What Is the Judicial Branch?
  • People in the Courts
  • The Court System
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author: Naomi J. Krueger

Naomi J. Krueger is a children's book editor and a freelance writer. Her writing has been published in books and magazines as well as on the Web. Krueger received her bachelor of arts degree in journalism and reconciliation studies from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of How America Works from School Library Journal on November 1, 2016

With 24 pages per book, these titles are brief. Even so, elegant design and substantive content make them strong contenders. Each one tackles a specific component of U.S. government and describes, in brief, the influences and other formative issues surrounding it. For instance, in How… View →