The Capitol Building
From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places
The Capitol Building is a busy place in Washington, D.C.! Government leaders meet there to make our country’s laws. Just what does the Capitol Building look like inside? And what is the story behind how the Capitol was built? Read this book to find out! Learn about many remarkable sites in the Famous Places series – part of the Lightning Bolt Books™ collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books™ bring nonfiction topics to life!
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Lightning Bolt Books ®|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.2|
|Dimensions||7.75 x 10.25|
|Guided Reading Level||N|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||131026|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Websites|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“These attractive books use high-quality photos, illustrations, maps, and diagrams to take students to some of America’s most famous landmarks, providing information about the history, construction, and significance of each one.” —School Library Journal
Author: Janet Piehl
Janet Piehl lives in Evanston, Illinois, and is a children's librarian. She grew up in Shorewood, Wisconsin, and attended Macalester College. Janet has lived, among other places, in the Twin Cities and France. She got her start as a writer working in the editorial department of Lerner. Janet liked the research aspect of writing and editing so much that she became a librarian. Now she helps kids find and use books just like the ones she writes!
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Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places
Explore some of the world’s most fascinating structures and natural places in this visually stimulating series. Compelling photographs and engaging text take readers on a journey through the creation and history of each site, as well as its importance and significance in the world… View available downloads →