From the Series Country Explorers

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Pack your bags! We’re headed to Mexico. On this whirlwind tour, you’ll learn all about the country’s landscape, culture, people, and more. We’ll take a train ride through Copper Canyon, find out what spicy foods people eat, and see a celebration called Day of the Dead. Special sections introduce Mexico’s capital, language, population, and flag. Hop on board and take a fun-filled look at your world.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$9.99 $9.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2008
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint LernerClassroom
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2008-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.3
BISACS JNF058000, JNF038070
Dewey 917.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.125 x 8.125
Lexile 600
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 4.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 4306
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Fast facts, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Starred Reviews, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides


Library Media Connection

“This compelling, comprehensive series is a superb supplement to the geography and world cultures curriculum for early grades.” —Library Media Connection

School Library Journal

“The colorful, well-designed pages may encourage some children to browse but the books are also useful for reports, and their colorful, modern look is sure to grab the attention of even reluctant readers.” —School Library Journal

The Horn Book Guide

“Bright illustrations depict aspects of contemporary Mexican culture – family, food, religion, school, art, music, recreation – including a passing mention of historical events.” —The Horn Book Guide

Author: Tom Streissguth

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Country Explorers

Engaging photographs, colorful designs, and informative, accessible text are combined in this beginning geography series. World and country maps show the country’s location and geographical features. Extensive back matter includes a description and traceable image of the countryR View available downloads →