Individual Title: $24.95 List / $18.95 Library
Reading Level: Level 5
Interest Level: 3-7
Author:Colleen Sexton
Copyright:© 2011

America s northern neighbor, Canada, is similar to the United States in many ways but also very different. Kids will learn about Canada s diverse wildlife as well as some of its biggest cities such as Toronto and Vancouver. They will read about what school is like for kids in Canada, how people often speak both English and French, and how Canadians enjoy playing hockey.

Bellwether Level:Level 5
Guided Reading Level:Q
Page Count:32
AR Points:0.5
AR Quiz Value:139450
RC Level:770
RC Quiz:Q51646
RC Points:2
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Exploring CountriesSeries (set of 66): $1,646.70 List /$1,250.70 LibrarySeries (set of 66): $1,646.70 List /$1,250.70 Library

What country would you most like to visit? Would you like to see the Great Wall of China, the Taj Mahal in India, or the Eiffel Tower in France? In this series, eager readers will pack their bags and explore different countries, visiting landmarks and trying out the language of each country. Kids will experience what daily life is like in these countries—what other kids do for fun, what school is like, and the cultural activities that make up an integral part of life for the citizens of these countries.

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GreeceIndividual Title: $24.95 List /$18.95 Library

This ancient country is considered the birthplace of Western civilization. Tourists can walk on the grounds of the first Olympic Games, see the mythical Mount Olympus, and visit the Acropolis of Athens, where people gathered thousands of years ago. Read all about Greece and its traditions, from old to new, in this informative title.

GuatemalaIndividual Title: $24.95 List /$18.95 Library

Guatemala, a hotspot of unique wildlife, boasts 100 rivers, over 250 wetland areas, and many famous volcanoes. Read about this beautiful Central American country and experience the daily life of the Guatemalan people, from work and school to fun and play.

HaitiIndividual Title: $24.95 List /$18.95 Library

Haiti is a country that has experienced many hardships most recently, a devastating earthquake in January of 2010. It is also a country with a rich history and a culture that is famous for its unique, colorful painting and sculpture styles. Readers will learn about Haiti s landscape, its vibrant culture, and the work being done to rebuild Haiti today.

HondurasIndividual Title: $24.95 List /$18.95 Library

From the central mountains and valleys to the rain forests of La Mosquitia, Honduras is a land of natural beauty. Not every wonder in the country is nature-made, however. The Copán Ruins in western Honduras are relics of Mayan artistry and a reflection of the beauty to be found in the people, lands, and customs of Honduras.

IcelandIndividual Title: $24.95 List /$18.95 Library

Iceland is known as  the land of fire and ice. This is because the island has around 200 volcanoes and about a tenth of its area is covered with glaciers. The colors of the national flag represent these defining land features. Explore the pages of this book to learn about the Icelandic people, culture, and landscape.