Now beginning readers can learn all about the history of comics, graphic novels, manga, and more in this installment of the nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read series about the history of fun stuff!
Do you know how comics, graphic novels, and manga came to be? Or that they have their roots in cave drawings? Did you know that Benjamin Franklin is credited as having the first cartoon in an American newspaper? Ever wonder who put the fun in the Funny Pages? Become a History of Fun Stuff Expert on the funny history of comic strips, graphic novels, manga, and more, and amaze your friends with all you've learned in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!
A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core-vetted extras on subjects like science, social studies, and math, and there's even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they've learned! Learning about history has never been so much fun!
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Build reading skills while feeding your children's natural curiosity. With longer, more complex stories and challenging vocabulary words, this engaging series will captivate and inspire your growing reader. Per the publisher, the Lexile® scores range from 891-900 and 991-1090 for the books in this series. Contact us for details. Each book explores the fascinating history of familiar and beloved topics. For example, did you know Marco Polo is credited with bringing gun powder from China to Europe as part of bringing the thrill (and fear!) of fireworks? It is also rumored that he brought the first recipe for ice-cream to China on his travels from Italy. Children will learn this and much more in this well-written series. As each book concludes, children are introduced to science, geography, world cultures and other topics as they relate to the book. A short multiple-choice quiz (with answers) is included to assess comprehension. 48 pgs. pb. ~ Deanne
The Ready to Read series was designed to provide good books forearly readers. The levels denote the reading difficulty of the books.
- Rich vocabulary
- More challenging Stories
- Longer chapters