The Story of Jeans
(nonfiction), 720 words, Level M (Grade 2)
“Blue jeans are as American as it gets, but do you know who invented them, how they became fashionable, or how they are made? The Story of Jeans answers these questions, taking the reader from the San Francisco Gold Rush to modern-day closets.”
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This is a great book for students. I’ve used it with older students as non-fictional filler material. They enjoyed learning a bit of history.