Grades 6 - 8
Grade level Equivalent: 7.8
Lexile Measure®: 1170
Guided Reading: W
About This Book
This informative book documents the Challenger disaster. It chronicles the failures on the part of NASA engineers to prevent the tragic accident and offers information about the mission and its crew members.
Dramatic and defining moments in American history — from colonial times to the present day — come vividly to life in Cornerstones of Freedom, Second Series. A natural extension of the acclaimed original series, the second series returns its focus to the United States with more of what middle-grade teachers and students are looking for to support history, social studies, and geography curricula.
Authoritative and up-to-date, Cornerstones of Freedom, Second Series is an exceptional and indispensable resource for middle-grade readers.
• Expanded subject coverage
• Subheadings clarify what text is about
• Informative sidebars integrated with text highlight areas of interest
• Glossary words now boldfaced in text
• Comprehensive time lines
• "To Find Out More" sections and index now in every volume