The Land of the Andes

Geography of the World
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Many people make their homes in the grasslands, deserts, and rain forests of the Andes, just as their Inca ancestors did thousands of years ago. Yet the history of the Andes goes back even further. Explore the many mysteries of this alluring mountain range.

Format Your Price Add
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2005
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2004-08-01
BISACS JNF038000, JNF051180
Dewey 918
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 80098
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Cultures Of The Andes
Lake Titicaca
Andes Expedition - Seaching for Inca Secrets
  • To Honor the Sun God
  • The Making of a Mountain Range
  • About the Andes
  • Plants and Animals of the Andes
  • The People of the Andes
  • The Culture of the Andes
  • Glossary
  • An Andes Almanac
  • The Andes in the News
  • How to Learn More about the Andes
  • Index
Author: Barbara A. Somervill

Barbara A. Somervill is the author of many books for children. She also writes video scripts and textbooks. She loves learning and sees every writing project as a chance to learn new information or gain a new understanding. Somervill grew up in New York State, but she has also lived in Toronto, Canada; Canberra, Australia; California; and South Carolina. She is a graduate of Saint Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and currently lives with her husband in Simpsonville, South Carolina.