What's Great about South Dakota?
From the Series Our Great States
What’s so great about South Dakota? Readers will build skills to identify and summarize the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Mount Rushmore State. We’ll explore South Dakota’s national memorials, charming cities, historic landmarks, and fascinating history. The South Dakota by Map feature helps students locate all the places covered in the book. A special section provides key state details such as the state motto, capital, population, animals, foods, and more. Take a fun-filled tour of all there is to discover in South Dakota.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.6|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||171142|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“In an innovative change from most state sets, these books are lively travel guides to each state’s top 10 kid-friendly places….[These books] introduce kids to the magic of travel and offer them a look at some of the United States’s most interesting places.”―School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Mary Meinking
Mary Meinking is a graphic designer by day and writes and illustrates books for children at night. Her articles have been published in a dozen different children's magazines. She lives in Iowa with her family.
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