Fact-A-Day Fun Journal (Weird But True!)

by National Geographic Kids (Author)

Fact-A-Day Fun Journal (Weird But True!)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Weird But True!
Life's weird sometimes! Here's a chance for Weird But True fans to keep their own personal diary about the weird and wacky world around them. For inspiration, there's a Weird But True fact a day, plus a daily place for kids to report on all the WBT stuff they observe and experience on their own 24/7. It's a year's worth of fun to enjoy, record, and remember!
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School Library Journal

Gr 3-5--Brimming with fun facts, great pictures, and holiday celebration ideas, this calendar journal is an eye-catching offering. Each day contains a fun fact or activity, and there's plenty of amusing content, relating to food, history, animals, and other trivia. For instance, readers are informed that October 7 is National Popcorn Poppin' Day and that centuries ago, popcorn was commonly eaten for breakfast. On September 9, kids are told that "California, which became a U.S. state on this date in 1850, is likely named after Calafia, a mythical warrior queen." The information is entertaining, and the design is charming. However, readers are invited to write in responses to questions or draw their own pictures, making it less than ideal for most library collections.--Cynde Suite, Bartow County Library System, Adairsville, GA

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"Brimming with fun facts, great pictures, and holiday celebration ideas, this calendar journal is an eye-catching offering." - School Library Journal
National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids inspires young adventurers to explore the world through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events, and a website, and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific organization at its core. This book and series is created by National Geographic contributors, including researchers, photographers, content experts, and educational specialists.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
National Geographic Kids
Publication date
October 14, 2014
Weird But True!
BISAC categories
JNF016000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Curiosities & Wonders
JNF015000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Crafts & Hobbies | General
JNF021050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Games & Activities | Questions & Answers
Library of Congress categories
Curiosities and wonders

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