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Hearst Castle : An American Palace
Hearst Castle

William Randolph Hearst always loved castles. As a child he visited many of the great castles in Europe and other countries, and he dreamed of building his own one day. In Hearst Castle: An American Palace, young readers will meet this wealthy and powerful newspaperman, who built a media empire while realizing his dream to create his own castle high in the California hills. Students will learn how this mighty structure was built and furnished with priceless artwork, statuary, and antiques.

Review
Title: Hearst Castle
Subtitle: An American Palace
Author: Barbara Knox
Copyright Date Orig:  2006
Dewey Decimal Number: 070
ATOS: 4.2
Lexile®: 690
SRC Quiz Available: Yes
DRP: 52
Availability: In Stock

 
Reinforced Library Binding $25.27  $18.95
ISBN: 978-1-59716-069-8
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Castles, Palaces and Tombs

SPECIFICATIONS

Reading Level: 3, Interest Level: 2 – 7
Trim: 8" x 10"
Pages: 32
Photos: Full color
Format: Reinforced Library Binding + eBook

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Nonfiction text written
as a high-interest story
100 words or less
per two-page spread
Appropriate for Hi-Lo reading
Maps
Diagrams
Timelines
Fact boxes
Just the Facts section

CURRICULUM CONNECTION

Countries Studies
CCSS Reading Standards for Informational Text
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