From Wax to Crayon

From the Series Start to Finish

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

How are crayons made? Clear wax is melted in a factory. Once it’s melted, color is added to it, it is poured into crayon-shaped molds, cooled, and wrapped in a paper label. Sorted into sets, the brightly colored crayons are boxed and sent in trucks to stores to be sold to you.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-8225-1075-8
$35.99 $26.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2003-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 1.8
BISACS JNF015000, JNF051120
Dewey 688
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 370
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 2.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 68018
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

Author: Robin Nelson

Robin Nelson's careers have always kept her surrounded by books—as an elementary teacher, working at a publishing company, and now working as a school library media specialist. But her favorite job is writing books for kids. She has written many nonfiction books for children. She lives with her family in Minneapolis.

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Start to Finish

Discover how things like cars, crayons, or frogs are created—from Start to Finish. Reveal the life cycles and manufacturing processes behind common, everyday things beginning readers are familiar with while teaching sequential thinking. Suitable for both reluctant and at-grade-level… View available downloads →