Alaska

U.S.A. Travel Guides
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

From the colorful northern lights to whale watching at Glacier Bay National Park, there's lots to see and do in Alaska! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Alaska special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

Format Your Price Add
978-1-5038-1942-9
$25.95
978-1-5038-2227-6
$41.95
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2018
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2017-08-01
BISACS JNF058000, JNF038100, JNF025180
Dewey 979.8
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 530
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 3.2
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 101978
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Alaska
  • The Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage
  • Saxman Totem Park in Ketchikan
  • The Anchorage Fur Rendezvous
  • Alaska Day in Sitka
  • Walking on Arctic Tundra
  • Glacier Bay National Park
  • Watching the Northern Lights
  • Liarsville and the Klondike Gold Rush
  • The Prudhoe Bay Oil Field
  • The Trans Alaska Pipeline
  • Katmai and Its Fishing Bears
  • The State Capitol in Juneau
  • Unalaska World Record Halibut Derby
  • Barrow and the Midnight Sun
  • Nome and the Iditarod
  • Our Trip
  • State Flag and Seal
  • State Symbols
  • State Song
  • Famous People
  • Words to Know
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Ann Heinrichs

Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She began playing the piano at age three and thought she would grow up to be a pianist. Instead, she became a writer. She is the author of more than 200 books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and cultures, as well as grammar and natural history subjects. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. Ann has traveled to the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, and now lives in Chicago, IL.

Illustrator: Matt Kania

Reviews

A noteworthy review of U.S.A. Travel Guides from Children's Bookwatch on September 1, 2017

A premier publisher of non-fiction books for young readers, ‘The Child’s World’ has now published a new and highly recommended series for students in grades 2 through 5 called ‘U.S.A. Travel Guides’. There are 52 hardcover volumes, one for each of the 50… View →