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The Rocky Mountains form the backbone of North America. They sure make a beautiful backbone! But how did they come to be and what animals call them home? Read on and find out.

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Overview

The Rocky Mountains form the backbone of North America. They sure make a beautiful backbone! But how did they come to be and what animals call them home? Read on and find out.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Jennie DeGenaro
This "Ready-To-Read" book is fascinating nonfiction. Attractive illustrations help the reader comprehend the text. Facts are presented in an interesting manner with the vocabulary kept at an easy level. More difficult words are kept to a minimum and concepts are gained from the limited text. The last page gives interesting facts about the Rocky Mountains. This series fits in well with school lessons on nature since the books are presented in four levels to accommodate students' different reading levels. Interesting facts are presented in a text that is easy to read and understand. The kinds of animals that live in the Rockies, the different Native Americans who populate the area are explained with colorful illustrations. The Rocky Mountains are so interesting that people come to visit from all over the world. There are various activities visitors can choose when they visit the Rocky Mountains.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780689869488
  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight
  • Publication date: 9/26/2006
  • Series: Wonders of America Series
  • Edition description: Repackage
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 731,768
  • Age range: 4 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Marion Dane Bauer is the author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor book On My Honor and the New York Times bestseller My Mother Is Mine. Her other titles include A Mama for Owen, If You Were Born a Kitten, Grandmother's Song, and Thank You for Me! She has retired from the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults where she was the first Faculty Chair. She lives in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and can be reached at MarionDaneBauer.com.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 30, 2008

    Amazing book sweeps children

    I love the rocky mountains and I believe that this book is a great way to show children this great wonder.

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