Griz Finds Gold: A Story About California

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This fun combination of original fable and factual information introduces young readers to the state of California through an entertaining and educational story based on the state symbols, history and geography. Take a trip through California as Griz, the grizzly bear searches for gold. Along the way Griz meets new friends and learns about the animals, plants, geography, and culture that make California a great state! In addition to the illustrated story, interesting and informative factual sidebars about the state are found throughout the book. A treasure-hunt map plots the journey and a cultural recipe is also included. This book ends with state facts at a glance, a reading comprehension quiz, and more things to see and do around California with a map showing the locations. This title is a great way to explore California in preparation for state reports or family vacations! Super Sandcastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Preschool - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF025180, JNF038100, JNF037060
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Subject Geography, History
Copyright 2009
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Super Sandcastle
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2008-09-01
ISBN 9781604531831, 9781617863301
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 979.4
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.25 x 7.5
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 125805
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Mary Lindeen

Illustrator: Bob Doucet