Cover image for The wonder of a waterfall
Title:
The wonder of a waterfall
Author:
Fowler, Allan.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
31 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Summary:
Simply describes waterfalls and describes such notable examples as Niagara Falls and Angel Falls.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.5 0.5 32838.

Reading Counts RC K-2 2.5 1 Quiz: 23088 Guided reading level: H.
ISBN:
9780516208138
Format :
Book

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Elma Library GB1403.8 .F68 1999 Juvenile Non-Fiction Easy Fiction
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Summary

From friendly dolphins to giant pandas, from icebergs and glaciers to energy from the sun, from magnets to solids, liquids, and gases, Rookie Read-About Science is a natural addition to the primary-grade classroom with books that cover every part of the science curricula. Includes: animals, nature, scientific principles, the environment, weather, and much more!


Author Notes

Allan Fowler is the author of children's books. Some of his titles include the Rookie Read-About Science books Can You See the Wind?, Sun's Family of Planets (Rookie Read-About Science, Upside-Down Sloth, and We Love Fruit.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 1-3Simply written, with colorful photos on almost every page, this slim introduction to waterfalls presents some of the more spectacular examples (e.g., Niagara Falls, Victoria Falls, Iguaz Falls). Fowler also discusses waterfall formation (the photo described as showing part of a cliff collapsing from the wear of the tumbling water looks remarkably like a glacier calving), the use of falling water for power (if readers dont know what a turbine is, there is no glossary to help them), and the aesthetic enjoyment of their undeniable beauty. A utilitarian addition to a utilitarian series.Patricia Manning, formerly at Eastchester Public Library, NY (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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