Join Mr. Geo on his whirlwind tour of Colorado in this Level 3 Green Light Reader. Celebrating Colorado combines travel and social studies in a way that's entertaining and educational. This new volume in the 50 States to Celebrate series starts on a train to the top of Pikes Peak. Then it's time to explore Rocky Mountain National Park, see amazing cliff dwellings, visit a dude ranch, and much, much more. Plenty of picture and context clues keep eager young readers moving along with ease and fluency.
Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody's favorite geography teacher! Today he's visiting Colorado, the Centennial State. He's going to explore four gorgeous national parks, participates in daring sports, visit a dude ranch, climb to the top of Pikes Peak, and much, much more. Together, you will discover what makes Colorado a state to celebrate. Includes maps and learning activities. Colorful, you-are-there illustrations and easy-to-read text are great for beginning and newly independent readers!
"Colorful and active pages. . . As supplements to state-specific material, these books might pique interest in a state or point children to topics for further reading."—School Library Journal
"The titles in this series are perfect for reports on the fifty states." —Kiss the Book blog
"For a short format, many things are covered in the text, making this a good book for an introduction to research.. . .[and] a possible class read aloud or third-grade produced audio book....Mr. Geo is a fun and entertaining tour guide."—3rdgradereading.net
"A great addition to students' reading lists, although it certainly can be a read aloud book for children with lower reading comprehension."—2ndgradereading.net
"Colorful, and sometimes dramatic illustrations."—2ndgradereading.net
"Students will develop further reading skills by using Mr. Geo's trip as a jumpstart to some further research and discovery of the state."—4thgradereading.net
"The 50 States to Celebrate series will be a great asset to primary classrooms and libraries. There is a broad audience for nonfiction informational text...it appeals to a wide range of young readers."—Marla Conn, Educational Consultant, Read-Ability, Inc., and former reading specialist for New York City Public Schools
"The 50 States to Celebrate series is a great way to excite kids about social studies. Mr. Geo is fun, entertaining, and informative."—Susan Stark, Editorial Director, Social Studies, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Education Group
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