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Written by Kevin Cunningham

ISBN: 978-0-531-26522-2

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From simple wooden blocks to the latest electronic gadgets, toys have been entertaining kids for hundreds of years. Whether it's an update on an old classic or a groundbreaking new innovation, each and every toy is the product of hardworking, creative toy designers. Readers will find out just what it takes to create the next big thing at the toy store.
Item #: 618718
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 6 1/2" x 9"
Pages: 64
Grades: 5 - 8
Ages: 10 - 13
Dewey #: 688.7
Guided Reading Level: W
Lexile Level: 1100L
AR Quiz #: 163005
AR Points: 1.0
ATOS Level: 6.8
  • Diagrams, graphs, and charts help to clarify complex subjects
  • Unique visual designs draw readers in and encourage them to invest
  • Interviews with real-life workers give readers an up-close look at their jobs
  • Helpful statistics assist readers in planning their future careers
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  • Science and technology vocabulary, photographs, and illustrations provide students with opportunities to determine the meaning of symbols and key words as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context
  • relevant to the text and topic: Reading Standard for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects: Key Ideas and Details
  • Interviews, sidebars, and statistics help students analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text and how the major sections contribute to the whole: Anchor Reading Standard for Informational Text: Craft and Structure
  • Each title is an accurate source for when students are required to produce clear and coherent writing and conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources: Writing Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects: Production and Distribution of Writing