My First Book about Georgia

Gallopade International
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This reproducible book is an introduction to your great state. Kids will learn about their state history, geography, presidents, people, places, nature, animals, and much more by completing these enriching activities.
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About the author

Carole Marsh founded the publishing company Gallopade International, Inc. in 1979. She has written over 10,000 titles both fiction and non-fiction which are used by teachers and other educators. Subjects of her works include biographies, history, geography, social issues, and current events. She has received several awards including Communicator of the Year in 1979 and a Teachers' Choice Award in 2002.

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Publisher
Gallopade International
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Published on
Sep 1, 2000
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Pages
32
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ISBN
9780793395095
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
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Grade Levels: 3-6
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 4.9
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 74564
Lexile Measure: 830
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40
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Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book:
Grade Levels: 3-6
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 5.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 2
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 111601
Lexile Measure: 740
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Developmental Assessment Level: 40
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