Smiling

From the Series Small World

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

With simple, rhyming text, Smiling takes young readers all around the world to find out what makes people smile, from a sunny spring day to colored leaves in the fall. A Book-of-the-Month Club Featured Alternate Selection.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-57505-371-4
$6.95 $6.95
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 1999
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 1999-01-01
BISACS JNF038000
Dewey 153.6'9
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.125 x 7
Guided Reading Level J
Features Awards, Index, Note to adults, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Awards

  • Book-of-the-Month Children's Club Selection, Winner, 1999

Reviews

The Horn Book Guide

“Striking color photographs of people from around the world illustrate each theme and generate a sense of connectedness across cultures.” —The Horn Book Guide

Author: Gwenyth Swain

Gwenyth Swain is the author of more than two dozen books for young readers. A two-time winner of a Minnesota Book Award for children's nonfiction, she loves history and historical fiction. Ms. Swain runs the middle school and high school libraries at Twin Cities Academy in St. Paul. Formerly, she was a costumed history player at historic Fort Snelling, a soda jerk, and a bookstore clerk.

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Small World

Through engaging color photographs, this series gives beginning readers a glimpse of children around the world doing everyday things. View available downloads →