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Thunder and lightning

by Hansen, Grace,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 5 copies
Available (3)
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Brentwood Library Easy E 551.55 Hansen
Location  Brentwood Library
 
Collection  Easy
 
Call Number  E 551.55 Hansen
 
 
Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg Childrens j 551.55 HAN
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg
 
Collection  Childrens
 
Call Number  j 551.55 HAN
 
 
Moon Township Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 551.55 HANSEN
Location  Moon Township Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 551.55 HANSEN
 
 
 
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Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction CHECKED OUT
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Status  CHECKED OUT
 
 
Upper St. Clair Township Library Easy Non-fiction IN TRANSIT
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
 
Collection  Easy Non-fiction
 
Status  IN TRANSIT
 
 
Summary
Readers will learn about how thunder and lightning are made and why we hear it and see it. This title is informative yet simple. Big text and simple sentences combined with vibrant photographs will entertain readers, teach them scientific facts, and strengthen their reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This attractive introduction to, you guessed it, thunder and lightning takes advantage of the book's horizontal trim to provide fine, color photos of thunderstorms as well as diagrams depicting the formation of lightning and the time difference between sight of lightning and the sound of its thunder. Photos and related design elements take up two-thirds of each double-page spread, leaving plenty of white space surrounding the two to four brief lines of large-print text. The writing concentrates on the facts more than the audience. Hansen defines the terms static electricity and stepped leader in the glossary, but then by using the term electric charge, which is not discussed or defined at all. Still, teachers will appreciate the book's short text and large illustrations. From the Weather series, this volume is well suited for sharing with groups.--Phelan, Carolyn Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Hansen, Grace. Weather.
Subjects Thunder -- Juvenile literature.
Lightning -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Minneapolis, MN :2016
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
ISBN 1629709344
9781629709345
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