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Climbing Kansas Mountains

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Climbing Kansas Mountains by George Shannon

A young boy and his father share the magic of climbing the “Kansas mountains.”

Author: George Shannon

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Illustrator: Thomas B. Allen

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Online Units and Resources for Climbing Kansas Mountains

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Why are we featuring this book?

Climbing Kansas Mountains is a book featured in Five in a Row, a literature-based unit study curriculum. Many families use FIAR for all but the grammar/reading and math, and others use it in conjunction with other resources. Above is information about the author and illustrator, story summaries, and links to lesson plans and websites that are great go-alongs for Climbing Kansas Mountains. Please note that these resources are meant to complement, not replace, the Five in a Row units. The Five in a Row volumes are inexpensive and well worth the investment.

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