The Explosive Story of Fireworks!

Illustrated by Daniel Guidera
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About The Book

Light up the sky with this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the history of fun stuff!

In this book readers will learn all about how fireworks were invented in China over 2,000 years ago, how Queen Elizabeth I created a special honor for the person who created the best fireworks, and much more! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core–vetted extras on subjects like social studies and math, and there’s even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they’ve learned! Learning history has never been so much fun!

About The Author

Kama Einhorn has authored more than forty children's books and written magazine articles and web content for Sesame Street, Nickelodeon, The New York Times Learning Network, and the Humane Society. She holds a master's degree in education from the University of California at Berkeley, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (June 2015)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481438476
  • Grades: 1 - 3
  • Ages: 6 - 8
  • Lexile ® NC1040L

Awards and Honors

  • Kansas State Reading Circle List Intermediate Title

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