The Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197474

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Description

The history of human activity in the Rocky Mountain range is as colorful as its scenic natural wonders. It has been witness to the decimation of Native peoples, the westward expansion of European settlers, the frenzied activity of several gold rushes, and the blazing of transcontinental railways. This fascinating book describes the geological makeup and history of the Rocky Mountains, as well as the cultures and ways of life of the people in the United States and Canada who live in its shadow. Special sections also decribe the plants and animals that thrive in this mountain habitat, as well as the unique problems facing this region.

Reading Level
Lexile
IG1120L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
7.4
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Geography People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Type
Non-Fiction
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