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Dirt

by Tomecek, Steve,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Oakmont Carnegie Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 631.4 TO
Location  Oakmont Carnegie Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  J 631.4 TO
 
 
Summary
What is soil? Who lives in dirt? How does earth help things grow? The answers are within this fun- and fact-filled picture book. Just follow the gardening, star-nosed mole in the colorful outfits . . . and dig in!

This beautifully illustrated book introduces young readers to the basics of soil science with a creative presentation of the subject matter and an easy-to-follow do-it-yourself experiment. The text also includes Common Core-aligned activities for further classroom learning.

"Sprightly illustrations featuring a mole sporting a cheerful wardrobe of play clothes brighten a straightforward text about the formation and importance of soil . . . A quick, pleasant introduction to earth science."-- School Library Journal

The Jump into Science series presents introductory science topics in an engaging picture book format with a character guide who helps readers understand the more challenging information. Other titles in the series include installments on sand, the sun, and stars.
Additional Information
Series Jump into science.
Subjects Soils -- Juvenile literature.
Soil ecology -- Juvenile literature.
Soils.
Soil ecology.
Ecology.
Publisher Washington, D.C. :2016
Contributors Woodman, Nancy, illustrator.
Language English
Description 31 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm.
ISBN 9781426323638
1426323638
9781426323621
142632362X
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