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Title:
Fall leaves : colorful and crunchy
Author:
Rustad, Martha E. H. (Martha Elizabeth Hillman), 1975-
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, MN : Millbrook Press, c2012.
Physical Description:
24 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the life cycle of leaves, describes how they change color in the fall, and provides instructions for an autumn art project.
Language:
English
Contents:
Looking at leaves -- Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall -- Falling leaves -- Make a leaf print.
Reading Level:
490 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.2 0.5 144101.

Reading Counts RC K-2 2.6 1 Quiz: 56174.
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ISBN:
9780761350620

9780761385059
Format :
Book

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Look at all the brightly colored trees! Fall weather causes leaves to change colors. Follow a leaf as it grows, changes color, and falls to the ground. Let's grab a rake! What happens in fall? Find out in the Fall's Here! series, part of the Cloverleaf Books(tm) collection. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun!


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School Library Journal Review

K-Gr 2-In a series of books that describe all things about fall, Rustad provides a lively vehicle for extending readers' vocabulary. All of the books have a concluding activity to make or do. Animals presents an interesting experiment to explain the word "blubber," the fatty layer that ocean animals have, while Pumpkins delivers an easy-to-mix recipe for roasting pumpkin seeds. Leaves is outstanding for explaining the process of photosynthesis and chlorophyll in simple terms; Weather, for its clear description of seasons and the word "equinox." Apples is not so successful in elucidating how an apple seed grows into a tree, creating more questions than are answered. Harvest offers little new information about planting or reaping, and the directions for making a corn-husk doll are sketchy. Colorful illustrations fill the spreads with active, cartoonlike boys and girls surrounded by the green, brown, and orange hues of autumn. Select among the titles for topics of interest.-Blair Christolon, Prince William Public Library System, Manassas, VA (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.