The Timeworn Urals

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

Compared to the world's other mountain ranges, the Urals are old and worn down. Yet their age makes them all the more fascinating. Young readers will scale the timeworn peaks of the Urals, straddling the distinct ecosystems and cultures of Europe and Asia.

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 914.7
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 80107
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 Fact Monster
Urals Mountains
Peakware World Mountain Encyclopedia - Ural Mountains
  • The Buzzing of Bees
  • The Making of a Mountain Range
  • About the Urals
  • Plants and Animals of the Urals
  • The People of the Urals
  • The Culture of the Urals
  • Glossary
  • A Urals Almanac
  • The Urals in the News
  • How to Learn More about the Urals
  • 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.