"Now beginning readers can learn all about Charles M. Schulz's iconic comic strips, beloved characters, and the cartoons and movies in this nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read about the history of the Peanuts Gang! Did you know that many of the characters in A Charlie Brown Christmas were voiced by regular kids from the producer's neighborhood? Or that Charles M. Schulz had his first sketch published at age fourteen in the local newspaper's "Ripley's Believe It Or Not" feature? What about that NASA has an award called the Silver Snoopy for outstanding achievements related to flight safety and mission success? Become a History of Fun Stuff Expert on Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang, and amaze your friends with all you've learned in this fun, fact-filled Level 3 Ready-to-Read! A special section at the back of the book includes Common Core-vetted extras on subjects like science, social studies, and math, and there's even a fun quiz so readers can test themselves to see what they've learned"-- Provided by publisher.