Race around the World

Great Races
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Offers readers a captivating look into the race between journalists Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland as they compete to be the first person to travel around the globe in less than 80 days. Learn about how these female journalists broke barriers for women in the United States. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2020
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-08-01
BISACS JNF025210, JNF025170
Dewey 910.4
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 810
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 503579
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Fast facts, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Primary-source text, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts
  • The Race Is On
  • Around the World
  • The Cosmopolitan
  • The Winner
  • After the Race
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Jeanne Marie Ford

Jeanne Marie Ford is an Emmy-winning TV scriptwriter who holds a master of fine arts degree in writing for children from Vermont College. She has written numerous children's books and articles. Ford also teaches college English. She lives in Maryland with her husband and two children.