Net Numbers: A South Carolina Numbers Book
by Carol Crane
Called the "great blue mountains of god" by the Cherokee, the Blue Ridge Mountains are only one of the wonders you will read about in Net Numbers: A South Carolina Number Book. Hours of entertainment await you as you learn about everything from Frogmore Stew and Clemson Blue Cheese, to Four Holes Swamp and Catawba Pottery. Whether spotted salamanders, 1000-year-old trees or sandy beaches, there is plenty in South Carolina to discover by the numbers.Carol Crane is the author of 11 books with Sleeping Bear Press, including P is for Palmetto: A South Carolina Alphabet. She frequently speaks at reading conferences and schools. Carol lives with her husband in Holly Springs, North Carolina. This is illustrator Gary Palmer's third book with Sleeping Bear Press. He and his family live in Charlotte, North Carolina.
- Dewey: 975.7
- Graphics: Full-color illustrations
- Hardcover (9781585362028): 40 pages, 11 (w) x 9 (h), © 2006, 03/01/2006
- 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: 106301
- Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / General (JNF038100)
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / Mathematics / General (JNF035000)
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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: 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.