A Peck of Peaches: A Georgia Number Book
by Carol Crane
Using simple number concepts, A Peck of Peaches: A Georgia Number Book travels the state, showcasing its natural wonders and traditions, along with entertaining facts and information. From four historic words of Martin Luther King Jr. ("I have a dream") to the admittance of the 13th colony (Georgia's entry into the union), A Peck of Peaches shows young readers that almost anything can be counted in the great state of Georgia.
- Dewey: 975.8
- Graphics: Full-color illustrations
- Hardcover (9781585361779): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2008, 08/21/2007
- Subject: Geography, Math & Science
- Series: America by the Numbers
- Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 8
- ATOS Reading Level: 6.4
- ATOS Interest Level: MG
- Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 119146
- Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / State & Local (JNF025180)
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Counting & Numbers (JNF013030)
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Author: Carol Crane
Lecturer and book reviewer Carol Crane was widely recognized by many schools and educators for her expertise in children's literature. She authored over twenty books for Sleeping Bear Press and 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 traveled extensively and spoke at state reading conventions across the United States and lived in Michigan, Florida and North Carolina, before passing away in 2018.
Illustrator: Mark Braught
In Mark Braught’s own words, “It has been a privilege to create image for many of the world’s top advertising agencies, corporations, design firms and publishers.” His artwork has earned awards from The American Advertising Federation (ADDY), Communication Arts, the NY Art Directors Club and included in the Society of Illustrators Annual Art Exhibition, among others. Mark enjoys his travels to schools, universities and libraries for presentations and workshops and lives in Commerce, Georgia with AnnaBelle, a white boxer, also known as the Pink Princess.