Guinness World Records: Wacky Wheels

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Guinness World Records: Wacky Wheels (I Can Read Level 2)
by Cari Meister (Author)

Booktalk: The BIG Picture

From the largest monster truck to the loudest bike horn, these Guinness World Records will rev the engines of imagination. Simple text and full-color photos will make learning about exciting topics fun for beginning readers.

#kidlit Writing Lesson: the small details

The book begins:

Bigfoot 5 is the largest
monster truck
in the world.
It is 15 feet, 6 inches tall.
Bigfoot 5 weighs 38,000 pounds.

The wacky wheels on the book cover are explained first. Notice the bolded words? They show young readers the most important fact:

Bigfoot 5 is the largest
monster truck
in the world.

The bolded words explain why each vehicle was included in the book.

And the marvelous math?

It is 15 feet, 6 inches tall.
Bigfoot 5 weighs 38,000 pounds.

Just right for Pi Day today . . .
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