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Explores how a castle's design helps it fulfill its purpose, and challenges readers to build their own cardboard castles. Vivid photographs and easy-to-read text aid comprehension for early readers. Features include a table of contents, an infographic, a supply list, Think About It critical thinking questions, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.



About the Author

Sue Gagliardi

Sue Gagliardi writes fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for children. Her book titles include Fairies, Get Outside in Winter, Get Outside in Spring, Hurricane Katrina, East African Drought of 2011, and California Wildfires (Focus Readers, North Star Editions) . Three additional titles in a Fairy Tale Science series will be released January 2020. Her work appears in children's magazines including Highlights Hello, Highlights High Five, Ladybug, Spider, Boys' Quest, and Fun For Kidz. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (Eastern PA region) . She received an Honor Certificate for Nonfiction in the 2018 SCBWI Magazine Merit Awards for "Beyond Jack-o'-Lanterns" (Spider, October 2017) and a Letter of Merit for Fiction in the 2016 SCBWI Magazine Merit Awards for her story, "Just Enough for Me" (Ladybug, September 2015) . She teaches third grade and lives in Hatboro, Pennsylvania with her husband and son. Visit her website: www.suegagliardi.com and Twitter: @Sue_Gagliardi



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