The Bald Eagle
From the Series Pull Ahead Books — American Symbols
Did you know that Benjamin Franklin wanted a turkey to be the symbol of America instead of the bald eagle? Discover interesting facts about why the bald eagle is important to Americans, how it became a symbol for our country, and more in The Bald Eagle.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Pull Ahead Books|
|Imprint||First Avenue Editions ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.3|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 7|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||77065|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, and Websites|
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: Judith Jango-Cohen
Judith Jango-Cohen's career began in the classroom, where she created lessons to excite her students' interest in science. Eleven years later, after the birth of her two children, she turned to writing full time. Her adventures as a naturalist and photographer have inspired her forty-two books, which cover an assortment of subjects from Bionics to Ben Franklin and from ladybugs to librarians. Besides researching and writing books, Judith also writes science news stories for Scholastic classroom magazines.As a former teacher, Judith loves visiting classrooms and libraries to share her stories as a writer/photographer and to help children learn to express themselves through poetry and prose. She also enjoys meeting teachers and librarians when she presents programs at conferences.Judith's titles have been selected for the Children's Choices Reading List by the IRA/CBC, recommended by the National Science Teacher’s Association, chosen for the Children's Literature Choice List, named a Notable Social Studies Trade Book by the NCSS/CBC, and selected as Best Children's Books of the Year by the Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College.
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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 →