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Author: Brundle, Harriet
Publisher: Crabtree
Year Published: 2018
ISBN: 9780778750017
Grades: K-6

Map My Community (Mapping My World)

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Part of a series on mapping, this book introduces elementary-aged students to basic mapping skills about one’s community.  It covers a range of questions, e.g. What is a map? to using both print and digital maps to help read and navigate throughout communities.  It introduces readers to basic geographical terms; area, bird’s-eye view, compass rose, distance, legend, political maps, scale, services and symbols.  The bright, crisp colours and images make it an attractive books for school libraries. The text is simple and accessible for primary students.
Other books in this Mapping My World series include books on mapping one’s school,  country, and planet. Suitable  for grades one to six for Alberta’s Social Studies: Geographical Thinking; Grade 1 Social Studies: My World, My Home, My School & My Community; Grade 2 Social Studies: Canadian Communities

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