Earth Cycles

From the Series Cycles

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 4   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The Earth is round like a ball and it moves in circular motions. It changes in patterns that go round and round like the wheels of a bike. So begins EARTH CYCLES, a book that describes three of the cyclical phenomena created by the movement of Earth. Day to night to day and back again is one cycle, and the cycle of the moon gradually moving from a sliver to a giant disk and back again is another. The seasons’ never-ending cycle of spring to summer to fall to winter to spring again is the third. The book offers the scientific reason behind each of the cycles while at the same time providing an overview of the wondrous order of our planet.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-1977-1
$7.99 $7.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2001
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint First Avenue Editions ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2003-08-01
BISACS JNF051040, JNF013090, JNF051000
Dewey 525
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 9
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 57472
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Awards

  • SSLI Book Award Honor Book, Commended, 2001

Reviews

Booklist

“. . . clear language suitable for beginning readers. . . Straightforward, realistic watercolor illustrations. . . Direct, simple, and ideal for classroom support. . . appealing introduction to Earth’s movement. . .” —Booklist

Science Books & Films

“[A] concise introduction. . . scientific information is presented in an easily understood format. . .” —Science Books & Films

School Library Journal

“. . . easy-to-read but expressive language. . . Attractive watercolor paintings. . . uncluttered pages. . . will be inviting to young readers. This title will be especially useful for classroom units.” —School Library Journal

Illustrator: Gustav Moore

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Cycles

A well-illustrated series on nature’s cyclical phenomena. Each book offers three examples of a cycle and the scientific reasons behind them, all while providing an overview of the wondrous order of our world. View available downloads →