Grades 3 - 5
Grade level Equivalent: 5.7
Lexile Measure®: 850L
Guided Reading: R
- Comedy and Humor
- General Nonfiction
- Early Exploration and Settlements
About This BookImagine being a crew member aboard one of Christopher Columbus's ships! This book from the "You Wouldn't Want To..." series follows the historic sea voyage from Spain and its perilous journey westward. Are you ready for all the hardships?
This delightful series brings something unusual to the study of history: humor. "You Wouldn't Want to..." revels in the darker side of life in ancient times. The reader is on center stage as he or she gets a tour through life as a slave, warrior, explorer — even a mummy! Hilarious illustrations, captions, and sidebars leave no doubt that you simply wouldn't want to be there.
Perfect resource for reluctant readers with:
• humor and history tied to curriculum
• entertaining sidebars to pique reader's curiosity
• comprehensive glossary to support content
• index to make navigating subject matter easier