Mount Kilimanjaro

Christine Petersen (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690587

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Just 150 years ago, many people refused to believe that snow could be found near the equator in Africa. Today, the white peak of Kilimanjaro is recognizable to people around the world. Its three volcanic peaks tower above the surrounding grasslands, forming the largest mountain in Africa. Each year, more than 35,000 people challenge themselves to climb Kilimanjaro. They hope to stand on the glacier-capped summit, far above the clouds, and know they have persevered. In these pages, explore the natural and human history of this great mountain, and discover what it takes to reach the top.

Reading Level
Lexile
830L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
5.4
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Geography People & Places Sports & Recreation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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