The Washington Monument

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Famous Places

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

Do you know how long it took to build the Washington Monument? It took 36 years! Visitors have loved to look out from the top of this tall building ever since it was finished. But who planned the Washington Monument? And what troubles did workers building it face? 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
978-0-7613-6294-4
$42.65 $31.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.1
BISACS JNF038100, JNF025260
Dewey 975.3
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 530
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 77069
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Kristin L. Nelson

Kristin L. Nelson loves writing books for children. She has written several titles on animals, famous places, and other topics of interest to young readers.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

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 →