DK Readers L4: Amazing Women

Discover Inspiring Life Stories!

Author DK
Paperback
$4.99 US
5.88"W x 9"H x 0.23"D  
On sale Feb 07, 2017 | 96 Pages | 978-1-4654-5768-4
| Grades 6-8
Reading Level: Lexile 1070L

From world leaders to explorers to writers, artists, and performers, discover more than 40 women who changed the world and celebrate them this Women's History Month with this Level 4 DK Reader.

Amazing Women will build reading skills while teaching vocabulary and telling the stories of influential women like Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, and Marie Curie, and highlighting important historical moments in women's history, like the Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls. Approaching human rights and gender equality from an age-appropriate angle, this book is a sure way to get kids dreaming about what they can achieve.

Uncover the stories of the women who have helped shape the modern world in Amazing Women, and inspire future leaders along the way.

Perfect for 9–11 year olds reading independently, reading becomes a fact-discovering adventure with these Level 4 readers. Supporting and encouraging a lifetime love of reading, nonfiction subjects are clearly explained, described vividly, and brought to life with true encounters, fascinating statistics, and dramatic photographic images. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles, such as articles, journals, and timelines.

Series Overview: Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand-new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts and contains a glossary and index, making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3–11.

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

"This smart chapter book collection of female innovators will be at home in most libraries serving children." — School Library Journal

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From world leaders to explorers to writers, artists, and performers, discover more than 40 women who changed the world and celebrate them this Women's History Month with this Level 4 DK Reader.

Amazing Women will build reading skills while teaching vocabulary and telling the stories of influential women like Rosa Parks, Amelia Earhart, and Marie Curie, and highlighting important historical moments in women's history, like the Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls. Approaching human rights and gender equality from an age-appropriate angle, this book is a sure way to get kids dreaming about what they can achieve.

Uncover the stories of the women who have helped shape the modern world in Amazing Women, and inspire future leaders along the way.

Perfect for 9–11 year olds reading independently, reading becomes a fact-discovering adventure with these Level 4 readers. Supporting and encouraging a lifetime love of reading, nonfiction subjects are clearly explained, described vividly, and brought to life with true encounters, fascinating statistics, and dramatic photographic images. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles, such as articles, journals, and timelines.

Series Overview: Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand-new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts and contains a glossary and index, making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3–11.

Author

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in.
 
From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

https://www.dk.com/ View titles by DK

Praise

"This smart chapter book collection of female innovators will be at home in most libraries serving children." — School Library Journal

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