Amazing Amusement Park Rides

Meish Goldish (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617723407

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Description

Some amusement park rides are so extraordinary it's difficult to appreciate their incredible size and speed. In Amazing Amusement Park Rides, kids will get lots of help in understanding the big numbers behind some of the world's most awesome structures. For example, the Steel Dragon in Japan is the longest roller coaster in the world, covering 8,133 feet (2,479 m) of track. That's just a number, but when you know that if the roller coaster were laid out in one straight line it would stretch across 27 football fields placed end to end, you have a better idea of what the number actually means! Packed with large, dynamic photos and fun facts, Amazing Amusement Park Rides is sure to delight young readers as they explore the numbers behind the world's most incredible rides. Stat boxes on each spread provide a quick run-down of the key features of each building.

Reading Level
Lexile
IG880L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Q
ATOS
4.9
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Other Science & Technology Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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