Wright Numbers: A North Carolina Number Book
by Carol Crane
Count your way through the fir-covered mountains of western North Carolina, past rolling foothills, to the giant sand dunes of the eastern coast in Wright Numbers. Young reader's imagination will take flight as they discover North Carolina through numbers -- everything from what makes the strawberry unique to what in the world is a Gee Haw Whimmy Diddle. That's worth a couple hundred smiles alone!Carol Crane is the author of T is for Tar Heel: A North Carolina Alphabet among many other titles. She lives in Holly Springs, North Carolina. Gary Palmer lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the illustrator of T is for Tar Heel: A North Carolina Alphabet.
- Dewey: 975.6
- Graphics: Full-color illustrations
- Hardcover (9781585361960): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2006, 08/01/2005
- Subject: Geography, Math & Science
- Series: America by the Numbers
- Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 8
- ATOS Reading Level: 5.9
- ATOS Interest Level: MG
- Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 101494
- Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0
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Author: Carol Crane
Lecturer and book reviewer Carol Crane is widely recognized by many schools and educators for her expertise in children’s literature. She has conducted in-service seminars for teachers at many schools across the country. She also instituted a summer reading program for teachers and media specialists. Carol travels extensively and speaks at state reading conventions across the United States and lives in Michigan, Florida and North Carolina.
Illustrator: Gary Palmer
Gary Palmer’s murals can be seen at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science. He has also created prints for the North Carolina Nature Conservatory. He has worked in commercial illustration for numerous ad agencies, corporations and magazine and book publishers.
Gary’s home studio in Charlotte overlooks perennial and water gardens in a woodland setting. He is an avid outdoorsman, and has taken regular camping and fishing trips with his family throughout North Carolina. He loves to explore the back roads and trails of the Tar Heel state with his wife, Rebecca, and sons Joel and Evan.