The Constellation Draco
The Story of the Dragon
Retells the story of Draco the dragon and Hercules, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Draco, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.2|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||161851|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
Author: Amy Van Zee
Amy Van Zee is an editor and writer who lives with her family near Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has an English degree from the University of Minnesota and has contributed to dozens of educational books.
Illustrator: JT Morrow
JT Morrow has been an illustrator for over twenty years and has won several awards. He specializes in creating parodies and imitations of the old and modern masters. Mr. Morrow lives just south of San Francisco with his wife and daughter.
A noteworthy review of Constellations from School Library Journal on November 1, 2013
These volumes provide both astronomy and mythology lessons in one very attractive package and are sure to be popular with young stargazers. Each of the books discusses a major constellation’s origin and mythology story, compares its presence in other cultures around the world, and… View →