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Written by Sarah De Capua
Part of Series: True Book, A - Civics

ISBN: 978-0-531-26040-1

List Price: $31.00

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From libraries and schools to roads and public parks, governments provide their citizens with a large number of important utilities and services. Such things are often expensive to build and maintain. Readers will discover why taxes are necessary to pay for the basic services they use everyday, how tax payments are calculated, and why people often disagree on how taxes should work.
Item #: 610435
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2013
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 336.2
Guided Reading Level: S
Lexile Level: 850L
AR Quiz #: 153955
AR Points: 1.0
ATOS Level: 6.7
SRC Quiz: 59291
  • Compelling questions encourage readers to investigate as they read
  • Sidebars and timelines highlight and expand on concepts in the text
  • Glossaries clarify important words used in each book
  • Stunning photos and illustrations complement the text and hook the reader’s interest