Grand and Busy: What Am I?
What has a ceiling that's painted like the night sky and is one of the busiest places in the world? If you guessed Grand Central Terminal, you're right! This book introduces early readers to a mystery American place by describing its features, one by one, using short simple sentences and eye-popping full-color photos. At the end of the book, the secret place is revealed across a colorful, two-page spread. Young children will love showing off their beginning reading skills as they learn about amazing American places--one clue at a time! Fast facts and maps at the end of the book provide key information about the place. Rich, colorful photos and a clever design are sure to grab and excite emergent readers.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|BISACS||JNF025170, JNF025260, JNF038100|
|Genre||Nonfiction, Beginning Readers|
|Series||American Place Puzzlers|
|Number of Pages||24|
|ISBN||9781684024841, 9781684025428, 9781684026005|
|Title Format||Reinforced book, Hosted eBook, Savings Bundle|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||E|
|Lexile Reading Level||370|
School Library Journal Review of American Place Puzzlers
These attractive volumes introduce young readers to historical sites across the United States. Using simple, easy-to-read text, the authors present modern engineering feats, like the Hoover Dam and the Statue of Liberty, piece by piece. All of the titles follow a similar format: readers are given multiple photographic and narrative clues (“I am painted orange,” “My base is stone and concrete”) before the big reveal. The images are saturated with color, and the hints provided are solid. VERDICT: A lively, interactive way to get youngsters interested in history and geography.
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