Count Your Way through Zimbabwe

From the Series Count Your Way

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Count your way from one (POE-she) to ten (GOO-mee) in Shona—Zimbabwe’s most common African language. Using simple text, award-winning authors Jim Haskins and Kathleen Benson introduce important aspects of Zimbabwean culture. You’ll learn about Victoria Falls—Zimbabwe’s beautiful waterfall—and discover the meaning behind the seven stripes on Zimbabwe’s flag. Full-color illustrations from Janie Jaehyun Park bring Zimbabwe to life.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Social Studies
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Millbrook Press ™
Language English
Publication Date 2006-08-01
BISACS JNF038010, JNF013030
Dewey 968.91
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 106849
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Index, Introductory note, Maps, Pronunciation guide, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Author: Kathleen Benson

Author: Jim Haskins

Illustrator: Janie Jaehyun Park

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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 →


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“Bright colorful artwork by various illustrators support the text through native style, tone, and color while it accurately reflects the nation’s lifestyles, landscapes, and wildlife.”
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