Connecticut

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

From a cannonball stuck in Keeler Tavern's wall to a chorus of chimes at the American Clock and Watch Museum, there's lots to see and do in Connecticut! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Connecticut special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

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978-1-5038-1947-4
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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 974.6
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 3.6
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 101842
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

  • Connecticut
  • Riding the Essex Steam Train
  • Wildlife at Sessions Woods
  • Mashantucket Pequot Museum
  • Ridgefield’s Keeler Tavern and the Revolutionary War
  • The Mill Museum in Willimantic
  • Riverfront Dragon Boat & Asian Festival in Hartford
  • Bristol’s Clock and Watch Museum
  • Beckley Furnace in East Canaan
  • Whaling Days at Mystic Seaport
  • Fun at the Brooklyn Fair
  • Stamford’s Giant Balloon Parade
  • Touring the Uss Nautilus
  • The State Capitol in Hartford
  • Mark Twain’s House in Hartford
  • Dinosaurs at the Peabody Museum
  • 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 →