Lucia Raatma (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312205

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Being a good citizen is an important part of living in a community. Readers of this book will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about what citizenship is and how they can help play an important role in their own communities. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Character Education People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Language Arts Social Studies
English (US)
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