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Amazing Amusement Park Rides

From the Series So Big Compared to What?

Some amusement park rides are so extraordinary it’s difficult to appreciate their incredible size and speed. In Amazing Amusement Park Rides, kids will get lots of help in understanding the big numbers behind some of the world’s most awesome structures. For example, the Steel Dragon in Japan is the longest roller coaster in the world, covering 8,133 feet (2,479 m) of track. That’s just a number, but when you know that if the roller coaster were laid out in one straight line it would stretch across 27 football fields placed end to end, you have a better idea of what the number actually means! Packed with large, dynamic photos and fun facts, Amazing Amusement Park Rides is sure to delight young readers as they explore the numbers behind the world’s most incredible rides. Stat boxes on each spread provide a quick run-down of the key features of each building.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-61772-304-9
$26.99 $18.95
978-1-61772-340-7
$41.36 $28.95
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Category Hi-Lo
Subject Language Arts, Math, Science
Copyright 2012
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 5.7
BISACS JNF051120
Dewey 791.06'8
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 880
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Meish Goldish