10 1/2" x 11 3/4"
Level: 4.7, Points: 0.5Scholastic Reading Counts
Level: 5.5, Points: 3Lexile
Level: 640LAwards & Honors
Booklist 2013 Lasting Connections, Science; Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2013; SLJs Best Books of 2013, Nonfiction; Booklist Editor’s Choice: Books for Youth, 2013, Nonfiction; 2014 NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book; 2014 Caldecott Medal Winner; 2014 Robert F. Sibert Medal Honor Book; Horn Book Fanfare, Best Books of 2013, Nonfiction; ALA 2014 Notable Children’s Books, Younger Readers; 2013 Cybils Awards, Nonfiction: Elementary and Middle Grade, Finalist; New York Times 10 Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2013; 2014 IRA Teachers’ Choices, Intermediate Readers; William Allen White Children#8217;s Book Awards 2015–2016 Master ListGenre
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