The Rugged Rockies

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

How did the Rocky Mountains come to be? What kinds of plants and animals can live on such rugged mountainsides and peaks? Who are the people who have conquered the Rockies? Discover what makes these mountains so distinctive.

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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 978
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 80104
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Wild Flowers of the Rocky Mountains
Wildlife of the Rocky Mountains
America's 10 Most Endangered National Parks
Mountain Men and their Diaries
Meriwether Lewis' Journal
  • Pike's Mistake
  • Making a Mountain Range
  • About the Rockies
  • Plants and Animals of the Rockies
  • People of the Rockies
  • Culture of the Rockies
  • Glossary
  • A Rockies Almanac
  • The Rockies in the News
  • How to Learn More about the Rockies
  • 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.