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American Places: From Vision to Reality

Series of 8 titles

Rising out of New York Harbor is a colossal statue that's as tall as a skyscraper. Each year, millions of visitors travel from around the world to gaze at its beauty and to celebrate liberty. But have you ever wondered how the Statue of Liberty and some of America's other famous landmarks came to be? In this riveting new series, readers will learn about the history of iconic American places from concept to completion, including the Statue of Liberty, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the White House. Readers will also delve into the incredible feats of engineering that made their construction possible. Large color photos, maps, and fact boxes enrich the captivating stories, which are sure to engage even the most reluctant readers.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Cover: Colonial Williamsburg Colonial Williamsburg 5.6
Cover: Grand Central Terminal Grand Central Terminal 5.7
Cover: One World Trade Center One World Trade Center 5.6
Cover: The Empire State Building The Empire State Building 5.4
Cover: The Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge 5.7
Cover: The Hoover Dam The Hoover Dam 5.4
Cover: The Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty 5.9
Cover: The White House The White House 5.4
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 3
Category Hi-Lo
Subject Language Arts, Social Studies
Copyright 2017
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-07-25
Reading Counts! Level 6.5
BISACS JNF025170
Dewey 385.3'14097471-975.5'4252
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 920-1000
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 5.4-5.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents