The Capitol Building

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

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!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-5008-8
$8.99 $8.99
978-0-7613-8886-9
$42.65 $31.99
978-0-7613-7319-3
$39.99 $39.99
978-1-5124-6519-8
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2010
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2009-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.2
BISACS JNF043000, JNF038100
Dewey 975.3
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 550
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 Teaching Guides

Reviews

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 →