The Sun : Our Nearest Star
- For ages: 6-8
- Format: Paperback | 32 pages
- Dimensions: 249 x 204 x 4mm | 120g
- Publication date: 07 May 2002
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- Imprint: HarperCollins Children's Books
- Publication City/Country: New York, NY, United States
- Language: English
- Edition: Revised
- Edition Statement: Revised
- ISBN10: 0064452026
- ISBN13: 9780064452021
- Bestsellers rank: 95,551
Read and find out about the sun in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.
The sun brings heat, warmth, and energy to the Earth. What is the sun made of? How big is it? How far away? Read and find out!
This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are: hands-on and visualacclaimed and trustedgreat for classrooms
Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs: Entertain and educate at the same timeHave appealing, child-centered topicsDevelopmentally appropriate for emerging readersFocused; answering questions instead of using survey approachEmploy engaging picture book quality illustrationsUse simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skillsFeature hands-on activities to engage young scientistsMeet national science education standardsWritten/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the fieldOver 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests
Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.