Living In... Around the World Collection (Ready-to-Read Level 2)
Discover what it's like to grow up all around the world in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read series all about kids just like you in other countries!
Ciao! Oi! Ni hao! Hola! Dumela! Namaskar! Do you want to take a trip around the world? Now you can with the first six books in the Living in series, all in one beautiful boxed set with a carry-along handle! Discover Brazil, China, Italy, India, Mexico, and South Africa through the eyes of kids just like you. Swing by South Africa for a game of rugby, explore the ancient history of Italy, take a tour of Brazil's biggest cities, and learn how to celebrate Diwali in India, the Day of the Dead in Mexico, and the Dragon Boat Festival in China...all before dinnertime!
Each book in our Living in series is narrated by a kid growing up in their home country and is filled with fresh, modern illustrations as well as loads of history, geography, and cultural goodies that fit perfectly into Common Core standards. Join kids from all over the world on a globe-trotting adventure with the Living in series--sure to be a hit with children, parents, educators, and librarians alike!
This collectible boxed set includes:
Living in...South Africa
Take a trip around the world without leaving the book nook! Each of these charming level 2 Ready to Read books is narrated by a child living in a foreign country. The child explains a typical school day along with traditional clothes, food, and hobbies. There is also a brief explanation of the geography and history of each country (Parents: some of the historical elements, while kid friendly, can feature hard-to-discuss topics like South Africa's history of apartheid). The fun, colorful graphics will keep your child interested as they sharpen their reading skills, and lots of phonetic pronunciation guides will help your young reader through non-English words. Approx. 30 pg, sc. - Laura
- More complex stories
- Varied sentence structure
- Paragraphs and short chapters
The Ready to Read series was designed to provide good books forearly readers. The levels denote the reading difficulty of the books.