The Nile: River in the Sand

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791676

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The Nile is the worlds longest river and the birthplace of one of the greatest civilizations of the ancient world. This book takes readers along the River in the Sand. Ancient Egyptians depended on the Niles annual floods to deposit fertile soil for farming. Today, more than 70 million people still grow crops in the rivers basin and fish in its waters.

Reading Level
Lexile
989L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
6.6
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Geography History
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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