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From the Series Cities Through Time

Take a trip to Tokyo with this fun title! Starting from its humble beginnings as a small fishing village named Edo, readers will visit important periods in Tokyo’s history to learn how it became the city it is today. Vibrant illustrations accompany the narrative nonfiction text, while a timeline summarizes important dates. A Mission Goals feature prepares readers, while questions prompt them to think beyond the text. Beginning readers will love seeing Tokyo’s transformation from village to metropolis in this engaging title!

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Category Leveled Readers, Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2024
Publisher Bellwether Media
Imprint Blastoff! Missions
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2023-08-01
BISACS JNF025030, JNF038020, JNF031000
Dewey 952
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.5 x 9 x 0.25
Lexile 480
Guided Reading Level N
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Christina Leaf

Illustrator: Diego Vaisberg