A Kids' Guide to People and Places

Aligned with primary social studies topics, children read about

  • the heroes around us,
  • the places that make any town or city a community, and
  • why it's important to care about our communities.

Start Smart: Community books build a foundation for good citizenship and a lifetime of community involvement.

Book features: Full-color photographs & captions, illustrated sidebars and fun facts, Table of Contents, Glossary, Index, Further Reading, What Did You Learn checklists.

Dewey: 300    Reading Level: Grade 2    Interest Level: Grades 1-3    Ages 6-9



SERIES REVIEWS:  "The series underscores the importance of education and training for specific careers and allows readers to see their own place in society...narratives are clear, well flowing, and informative. Verdict: A useful series that deals with community issues in an engaging way."   Series Made Simple 

"All the books contain straightforward text sprinkled with 'fun facts' and a colorful design..."  Booklist


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Sets & Support Materials

Start Smart Books

Discover how Communities are alike and how they differ Children build social studies vocabulary and skills while learning how communities of all sizes are alike. Book features:  Charts, Graphs, Diagrams; Full-color photographs and illustrations,...