On the Same Day in March
A Tour of the World's Weather


by Marilyn Singer
illustrated by Franc Lessac

Travel the globe to check out what the weather is like on March17th in a range of different locales throughout the world. Readers learn that even though it's cold in the arctic on March 17th, it's sunny on the Caribbean island of Barbados, windy in Australia, etc

In addition to the weather, the text also discusses like in that weather zone, including what residents wear, eat, and do. Each spread closes the same, with a sentence leading into the next locale: "On the same day in March..."  

We agree with Publisher's Weekly, who promises, "No matter the time of year, youngsters will be eager to take this informative tour. 

This book won the following two children's book awards:

  • Booklist Top 10 Science Books for Children 2000
  • National Council for Social Studies Notable Children's Book 2001


Reading Levels

Interest Level:  K-Gr. 3               DRA Level: 38                   Lexile Measure: 540L
Grade Level Equiv:  2.9            Guided Reading: P


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