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DK Readers: Terror on the Amazon: The Quest for El Dorado (Level 3: Reading Alone) [Paperback]

By Phil Gates (Author)
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Item description for DK Readers: Terror on the Amazon: The Quest for El Dorado (Level 3: Reading Alone) by Phil Gates...

This Level 3 book is perfect for children who can read alone.

In Terror on the Amazon, the search for the mythical riches of El Dorado in Peru in 1541 by the Spanish conqueror Gonzalo Pizarro and his men. The story contrasts the horrors of the conquistadors with the Indians' knowledge of their rainforest environment. The 48-page Level 3 books, designed for children who can read on their own, contain more complex sentence structure and more detail. Young readers will devour these kid-friendly titles, which cover high-interest topics such as sharks, and the Bermuda Triangle, as well as classics like Aladdin. Information boxes highlight historical references, trivia, pronunciation, and other facts about words and names mentioned. Averaging 2,400 to 2,800 words, these books offer a 50/50 picture-to-text ratio. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   48
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.6" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.2"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 31, 2000
Publisher   DK Children
ISBN  0789466384  
ISBN13  9780789466389  
UPC  635517066388  

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1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > History & Historical Fiction > Exploration & Discovery
3Books > Subjects > Children > Series > Early Reader > Dorling Kindersley Readers > Level 3
4Books > Subjects > Children > Series > Nonfiction > Eyewitness Readers
5Books > Subjects > Children > Literature

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