The Story of the Hoover Dam

Kelly Milner Halls (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317224

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Description

This book relays the factual details of the story of the Hoover Dam, which was built in the 1930s. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Colorado River explorer, a dam worker, and a dam worker's daughter. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

Reading Level
Lexile
850L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
5.2
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
History Science & Technology Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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