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:
Interest Level: K-Gr. 3 DRA Level: 38 Lexile Measure: 540L
Grade Level Equiv: 2.9 Guided Reading: P
Below are two sample spreads from inside this book. To see larger versions of these spreads, simply click on the images below.
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