Reading Maps

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With easy-to-read text and full-color photos, this book introduces readers to the work of a cartographer through several major geographical concepts, including latitude and longitude, projection, scale, and orientation. Readers will become familiar with reading a compass rose and a map legend, as well as learn how to understand a map's purpose by its title. The book also discusses the different elements used in reference maps and thematic maps, teaching readers that almost any type of information can be mapped. Colorful maps and diagrams highlight the text, visually demonstrating these concepts. Informative sidebars, bold glossary terms, and an index enhance the engaging text and graphics.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
BISACS JNF051180, JNF058000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Geography, Math
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2008-01-01
ISBN 9781599289533, 9781617849350
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 912.01
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 119192
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

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