Sir Walter Raleigh

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This biography introduces young readers to the life of English soldier, explorer, knight, and poet Sir Walter Raleigh. Through engaging text, readers learn about Raleigh's childhood, family life, and education. The book also explains that Raleigh was a favorite of England's Queen Elizabeth I and the legend that he once laid his cloak over a puddle so the queen wouldn't muddy her shoes. Readers discover that Raleigh established colonies in North America, searched for the fabled El Dorado in South America, fought the Spanish Armada, and was imprisoned in the Tower of London. Raleigh's career as a writer is also covered, as is his aid to English poet Edmund Spenser publish The Faerie Queene. Full-color photos, a detailed map, an index, a timeline, discussion questions, bold glossary terms, and phonetics accompany easy-to-read text.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF025080, JNF007020, JNF051170
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Geography
Copyright 2007
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2007-01-01
ISBN 9781596797482, 9781617848056
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 942.05
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 112078
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Kristin Petrie