Texas

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

From hiking in Big Bend National Park to learning the history of the Alamo, there's lots to see and do in Texas! Additional features include maps on each spread, state symbols, famous people, fact bubbles, and informative captions that highlight some of the things that make Texas special. A table of contents, sources for further research, a phonetic glossary, and an index support readers and extend learning.

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978-1-5038-1983-2
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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 976.4
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 620
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 101928
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

  • Texas
  • Padre Island Off the Gulf Coast
  • Wildlife in Big Bend National Park
  • Lubbock’s Prairie Dogs
  • Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo
  • San Antonio’s Mission San José
  • Remember the Alamo!
  • Charro Days in Brownsville
  • Cowboys at the Elkins Ranch
  • The Texas State Fair in Dallas
  • The Poteet Strawberry Festival
  • The State Capitol in Austin
  • Kilgore’s East Texas Oil Museum
  • Space Center Houston
  • The Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Fort Worth
  • Odessa’s Meteor Crater
  • Our Trip
  • State Symbols
  • State Song
  • State Flag and Seal
  • 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 →