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Homes: From Caves to Eco-pods
This title covers these subjects: Domestic architecture., Housing., Houses -- History.
Homes: From Caves to Eco-pods
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Homes: From Caves to Eco-pods

Shelter is essential for all living beings, and forms of dwellings have changed over time depending on needs and available materials. Read about the evolution of homes through the centuries from simple caves to energy efficient and environmentally friendly eco-pods.

Reading LevelGrades 3-5
Interest LevelGrades 3-5
Lexile Level900L
ATOS Level5.3
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #138528
Page Dimensions7 1/2" x 9 7/16"
Page Count32
BindingReinforced Library Binding
List Price: $30.65 School/Library Price

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Arlington Independent School District - Ann Watley

"Well done, clear introduction to types of housing for various parts of the world since earliest times. Use of timelines is a helpful way to set types of housing into their historical context. Discusses why various building materials were used. Photos are well chosen and appropriate. Includes glossary, websites and recommended books. –Ann Watley, Butler School Arlington Independent School District 4/17/2011" - Arlington Independent School District

April 17, 2011

Norfolk Public Schools - Ashley Womack

"Wonderful book explaining/connecting the human need for shelter and the way that need has been filled by different cultures through history. Interesting information with excellent use of words to build vocabulary. – Ashley Womack, Azalea Gardens Middle School Norfolk Public Schools2/25/2011" - Norfolk Public Schools

February 25, 2011

Elizabeth Raum

Elizabeth Raum

Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure (2011) and Can You Survive Storm Chasing? (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard.

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