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This fun combination of original fable and factual information introduces young readers to the state of Illinois through an entertaining and educational story based on the state symbols, history and geography. Take a trip through Illinois as Misty, the monarch butterfly flies south. Along the way Misty meets new friends and learns about the animals, plants, geography, and culture that make Illinois a great state! In addition to the illustrated story, interesting and informative factual sidebars about the state are found throughout the book. A treasure-hunt map plots the journey and a cultural recipe is also included. This book ends with state facts at a glance, a reading comprehension quiz, and more things to see and do around Illinois with a map showing the locations. This title is a great way to explore Illinois in preparation for state reports or family vacations! Super Sandcastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Preschool - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF025180, JNF038100, JNF051180
Genre Nonfiction, Picture Books
Subject Geography, Social Studies
Copyright 2009
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Super Sandcastle
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2008-01-09
Item No 9184-8
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 976.4
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.25 x 7.5
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 125807
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Illustrator: Bob Doucet