The Washington Monument

From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

The Washington Monument is a beautiful marble memorial that honors America’s first president. But, did you know that the monument was supposed to be built on top of a domed building? Or that it’s made out of two different colors of marble? Find out more about this masterpiece of construction in The Washington Monument.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-8225-3759-5
$7.99 $7.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2004
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Pull Ahead Books
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2003-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 2.2
BISACS JNF043000, JNF025260
Dewey 975.3
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 7
Lexile 520
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 3.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 77069
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

Library Media Connection

“The information provided is in the historical context and makes relevant connections to the world we live in today. This series of books provides the beginning and advanced reader with solid information. These titles will be a source of information to be used in the classroom, as well as for the individual or group research project.” —Library Media Connection

Author: Kristin L. Nelson

Kristin L. Nelson loves writing books for children. She has written several titles on animals, famous places, and other topics of interest to young readers.

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Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols

Visit some of America’s national monuments and investigate our most recognizable symbols. Historical photographs and illustrations provide background and perspective while modern images show how the building or symbol appears today. View available downloads →