Halloween Jack-o'-Lanterns

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  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

This book introduces the origin of Halloween and the meaning behind jack-o-lanterns as well as other customs connected to this holiday. This book also discusses the cultivation and additional uses of pumpkins.

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978-1-63143-921-6
$36.95
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2015
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2015-01-01
BISACS JNF026090, JNF026080
Dewey 394.2646
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 550
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 172705
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources Hello Kids
History.com
Halloween History.org
Author: Kathryn Stevens

Kathryn Stevens is the pen name of Katherine Stevenson, a longtime book editor for The Child's World. For many years, Kathy has pursued a dual career in two areas of interest, publishing and archaeology. She has edited a number of series for The Child's World and is the author of ten books: five Countries: Faces and Places (Argentina, Cuba, France, Iraq, and The United States), two new Music Makers (Cellos, Stringed Instruments), two Holiday Symbols (Christmas Trees and Halloween Jack O'Lanterns), and one Naturebook (Fleas). She has an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a specialty in archaeology and environmental sciences. Kathy lives with her husband and an elderly dog and divides her time between St. Paul, Minnesota, and La Crosse, Wisconsin, where she is active in archaeological research.

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