Celebrating Illinois: 50 States to Celebrate
Celebrating Illinois: 50 States to Celebrate
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Annotation: Mr. Geo explores Illinois, including a kite festival in Chicago, the Field Museum of Natural History, and the Shawnee National Forest.
Catalog Number: #80564
Format: Perma-Bound Edition
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Copyright Date: 2014
Edition Date: 2014
Illustrator: Canga, C. B.,
Pages: 36 pages
Availability: Available (Limited Quantities Available / While Supplies Last)
ISBN: Publisher: 0-544-12375-1 Perma-Bound: 0-605-80505-9
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-544-12375-5 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-80505-7
Dewey: 977.3
LCCN: 2013006334
Dimensions: 23 cm.
Language: English
Reviews:
Horn Book
Mr. Geo gives a necessarily brief but enthusiastic and generally child-friendly introduction to Illinois. He begins with a number of pages about Chicago before moving on to the rest of the state. Being Mr. "Geo," he keeps geography in mind, while touching on topics such as history, climate, and places of scenic beauty. Though not especially remarkable, the genial illustrations are serviceable.
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Horn Book (8/1/14)
Word Count: 1,179
Reading Level: 3.8
Interest Level: 1-4
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 3.8 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 165377 / grade: Lower Grades
Lexile: 630L
Guided Reading Level: M

Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher! He loves to explore new places. Today he's visiting Illinois, the Prairie State. His first stop is Chicago for a colorful kite-flying festival and a visit to the Field Museum to see the biggest T Rex skeleton ever found! He's also going to ride riverboats, see amazing skyscrapers, work on a farm, climb the mysterious Cahokia Mounds, and see historic places where Abraham Lincoln lived and worked. Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Illinois. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. Includes maps and learning activities. Colorful, you-are-there illustrations, the highly animated narrator, and easy-to-decode text are great for beginning and newly independent readers.


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