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Knights and Castles
Contributor(s): Matthews, Rupert (Author)

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ISBN: 1465453938     ISBN-13: 9781465453938
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: June 2016
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Annotation: Stunning photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interests while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. Simultaneous.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - Medieval
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Readers - Intermediate
Dewey: 741.597
Age Level: 7-9
Grade Level: 2-4
Series: DK Readers: Level 3
Physical Information: 0.2" H x 5.8" W x 8.7" (0.30 lbs) 64 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 182827
Reading Level: 5.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 1.0
 
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Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2017 Spring)
In a text leveled for "beginning to read alone," five chapters explain castles' historic role as defense mechanisms, emphasizing how design evolved to protect knights, monks, and villagers in wartime. Political circumstances such as the Crusades are mentioned but largely unexplained. Well-placed, often captioned photographs introduce unfamiliar structures. Dynamic formatting (including diagrams and a mock news article) introduce additional nonfiction features. Quiz appended. Glos., ind. Copyright 2017 Horn Book Guide Reviews.
 
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