Looking Into the Grand Canyon

Looking at Layers
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Explore the Grand Canyon's layers from the nearly 2-billion-year-old rocks of the Pre-Cambrian Era to the few formations of the Mesozoic Era. Learn about the different kinds of rock that make up the canyon and how the Colorado River carved them into the majesty of the Grand Canyon today. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2020
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2020-01-01
BISACS JNF037040, JNF037070, JNF051080
Dewey 557.91
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 700
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 507511
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • The Grand Canyon’s Layers
  • The Precambrian Era
  • The Paleozoic Era
  • The Mesozoic Era
  • The Cenozoic Era
  • Fast Facts
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Martha London

Martha London loves writing books for young readers. Martha lives in Minnesota and has one cat, named Zee.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Looking at Layers from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020

As readers would expect, each title in this series features diagrams to show the various layers being discussed. Images of rock formations in the Grand Canyon or plants and animals from the layers of the rain forest add more details to the descriptions. Looking Inside the Human Body… View →