Judges and Courts

A Look at the Judicial Branch

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

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

What is the judicial branch? It’s the part of government that’s in charge of our courts. But just what do the courts do? And how do they affect your daily life? Read this book to find out.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Searchlight Books ™
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2012-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF043000, JNF038100
Dewey 347.73'1
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 770
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 147595
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Websites

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“With as much pep as a Sousa march, these titles delineate the hows and whys of U.S. government…. While each book stands by itself, as a whole, they emphasize the relationships between the government’s many parts.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Kathiann M. Kowalski

Kathiann M. Kowalski has spent fifteen years practicing law. She holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Hofstra University. She received her law degree from Harvard Law School, where she was a member of the Harvard Law Review.

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Searchlight Books ™ — How Does Government Work?

As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series sheds light on an important civics question—how does government work? Informative text, interesting photos, and useful examples will help you find the answer. View available downloads →