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Great Warriors

Great Warriors

by Ann Weil
     
 

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How did the Shuar shrink the heads of their enemies? Why did men become gladiators? Using the "recount" text type, this title features warriors from many cultures, including the Native Americans, Japanese samurai, the Zulus, and Masai.

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How did the Shuar shrink the heads of their enemies? Why did men become gladiators? Using the "recount" text type, this title features warriors from many cultures, including the Native Americans, Japanese samurai, the Zulus, and Masai.

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School Library Journal
Gr 4–6
These collections of thrilling, real-life stories are billed as "leveled, high interest" books, and the minimal texts and abundance of photographs should make them accessible to reluctant readers. With only one or two paragraphs devoted to each entry, these are recreational reads rather than sources for reports. Unfortunately, selected words are in bold and defined on the bottom of the page, and this pedantic addition turns a light read into a tedious vocabulary lesson. The layouts are fussy and gimmicky, with irritatingly tilted texts and a typeface that frequently changes size. The recommendations in the "Want to Know More?" sections suggest more satisfying titles, such as Mary Packard's Ripley's Believe It or Not!: Amazing Escapes (Scholastic, 2002).
—Lisa GoldsteinCopyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410925305
Publisher:
Heinemann Raintree
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Raintree Atomic Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile:
IG820L (what's this?)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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