Count Your Way through Russia

From the Series Count Your Way

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

If it takes four days to go halfway across the Soviet Union by train, imagine how long it would take on two snowshoes! In this fascinating look at Russian culture, Jim Haskins introduces young readers to the Russian numbers from one to ten. The clear text and bold, full-color illustrations by Vera Mednikov will give children a glimpse of the wonderful diversity of this vast country and its people.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2009-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF038020, JNF013030
Dewey 947
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 5.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 4326
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Index, Introductory note, Maps, Pronunciation guide, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Author: Jim Haskins

Illustrator: Vera Mednikov

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Count Your Way

Count Your Way from one to ten in languages from around the world. Each spread has beautiful, full-page art and a number displayed in both English and a second language, introducing a cultural aspect of the featured country. View available downloads →


  • NCSS/CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, Winner, 1987



“Useful for introducing other cultures, for short classroom reports, or for teaching children to count in another language”