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A Look at Russia
ISBN: 9780736809863
Author: Frost, Helen/ Saunders-Smith, Gail
Publisher: Pebble Books
Published: August 2001
Retail: $21.32    OUR PRICE: $2.99
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Binding Type: Library Binding
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Annotation: Simple text and photographs provide an introduction to the geography, animals, culture, and people of Russia. Includes a map.
Additional Information
Target Grade: 1-2
Grade level: 1-2
Physical Information: 0.25" H x 25.00" L x 6.25" W
Bargain Category: Early Elementary, Geography
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2002 Spring)
""Most of Russia has long, cold wintersà.Russia has forests, mountains, tundra, and plains."" Random snippets of basic information about the land, animals, and people of Russia are accompanied by small color photographs. Beginning readers will appreciate the simple, repetitive, easy-to-read text, but as a whole the book is dull. Bib., glos., ind. Copyright 2002 Horn Book Guide Reviews
Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2001 December)
K-Gr 2-Basic facts about the geography of Russia are presented in large print. Only 161 words are used, yet this is a good introduction to the land, animals, and people for this age level. Full-page color photos face each page of print. However, the only picture of children, in addition to the boy on the cover, is of two girls eating. Parents and teachers are warned in a note facing the table of contents that early readers may need assistance with the suggestions for further information. This is certainly true for the Internet sites; they could be used for some additional visuals but not for subject matter. A good addition to school and public libraries.-Elizabeth Talbot, University of Illinois, Champaign Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.