Kentucky

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

From the massive gold depository at Fort Knox to the annual horse race at Churchill Downs, there's lots to see and do in Kentucky! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Kentucky special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

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978-1-5038-1957-3
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978-1-5038-2242-9
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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 976.9
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 101971
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

  • Kentucky
  • Touring Mammoth Cave
  • The Daniel Boone Festival in Barbourville
  • The Elk and Bison Prairie at Land Between the Lakes
  • Historic Constitution Square Festival in Danville
  • The State Capitol in Frankfort
  • Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
  • Morgan’s Raid in Georgetown
  • The World Chicken Festival in London
  • The Kentucky Folk Art Center in Morehead
  • The Mini Corvette Challenge in Bowling Green
  • Benham’s Kentucky Coal Mining Museum
  • The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs
  • Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington
  • The U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox
  • The Great Outhouse Blowout in Gravel Switch
  • 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 →