The Magnificent Himalayas

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

For years, the Himalayas have beckoned explorers from around the world with their snowy peaks, which are the highest in the world. Yet these mountains are also home to intriguing animals and cultures. Learn more about the many factors that make the Himalayas so magnificent.

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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 915.496
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 80100
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 Royal Chitwan National Park
Nepal's home page
Everything About Everest
Tibetan Government in Exile
Bandhavgarh,National Park
  • For Village Pride
  • The Making of a Mountain Range
  • About the Himalayas
  • Plants and Animals of the Himalayas
  • The People of the Himalayas
  • The Culture of the Himalayas
  • Glossary
  • A Himalayas Almanac
  • The Himalayas in the News
  • How to Learn More about the Himalayas
  • 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.