Sweet Story of Hot Chocolate: History of Fun Stuff (Ready-to-Read Level 3)
Warm up with the enticing history of hot chocolate in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff!
History of Fun Stuff: The Sweet Story of Hot Chocolate was named a 2015 NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People!
Did you know that for thousands of years, chocolate was a beverage and not a solid candy? Or that soldiers in the Revolutionary War received a monthly ration of chocolate for drinking? Learn all about the history of America's favorite wintertime treat in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read!
A special section at the back of the book includes relevant info on subjects like social studies and science, and there's even a fun quiz so you can test yourself to see what you've learned!
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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
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- Longer chapters