Kansas

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

From Monument Rocks, badlands, and plains to cowboys in Dodge City, there's lots to see and do in Kansas! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Kansas special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

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978-1-5038-1956-6
$25.95
978-1-5038-2241-2
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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 978.1
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 600
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 101986
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

  • Kansas
  • Monument Rocks, Badlands, and Plains
  • Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge
  • Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
  • The Sternberg Museum in Hays
  • Pawnee Indian Museum
  • Santa Fe Trail Days at Fort Larned
  • Nicodemus, Bleeding Kansas, and the Civil War
  • Dodge City and Boot Hill
  • The Ag Center in Bonner Springs
  • Topeka’s Fiesta Mexicana
  • The State Capitol in Topeka
  • Exploration Place in Wichita
  • Russell Stover Candies in Abilene
  • Racing with Pancakes in Liberal
  • Creepy Crawlies at the Insect Zoo
  • Our Trip
  • State Symbols
  • State Flag and Seal
  • 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 →