Children's LiteraturePart of the "Rookie Read-About Geography" series of 19 books for early readers, this book provides an interactive approach to learning about longitude and latitude. Large print, minimal text, phonetic spelling of new words, and colorful maps and photos combine to interest young readers. The text explains thing simply and relates perfectly to the accompanying illustrations. Several map-locating exercises are provided making the book useful for center activities as well as small- and large-group activities. New vocabulary is repeated in the "Words You Know" section at the end of the book. 2003, Children's Press, Ages 7 to 9.
Meredith Kiger, Ph.D.