Light

From the Series Early Bird Energy

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Where does light come from? What do colors have to do with light? Light is a form of energy. Life on Earth is made possible because light from the sun carries heat to the earth. This book explores the essential concepts of light—photons, color, refraction, light rays and waves, etc.—through a series of easy-to-do experiments readers will enjoy doing.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-8225-6332-7
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Early Bird Books
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2005-08-01
BISACS JNF051090
Dewey 535
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 101811
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Note to adults, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

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“[T]his look at light, color, and shadows combines simple text and experiments that appear in sidebars with attractive full-color photos and diagrams.”
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“A useful tool in a classroom for student research.” —Oneota Reading Journal

Photographer: Andy King

Author: Sally M. Walker

Sally M. Walker has been a children's book writer for over 20 years. Most of her books are nonfiction and present various science topics to young readers. Fossil Fish Found Alive is the story of the hunt for the elusive fish called the coelacanth. Sally also enjoys combining science investigation with historical topics. Her book Secrets of a Civil War Submarine, which won the 2006 Robert F. Sibert Medal, tells about the history, loss, and re-discovery of the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in battle. Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland takes readers on archaeological expeditions, where the forensic analysis of colonial settlers' bones helps us to understand their lives. Sally especially enjoys writing narrative nonfiction that captures the reader's attention with a true story. She is also the author of 2019 Orbis Pictus Honor Book Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut.

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Early Bird Energy

Introduce students to basic concepts of energy and matter. Readers learn about topics such as sound and light through vivid photography, simple experiments, and short, easy-to-understand sentences. Each title in this core curriculum series helps students develop vocabulary and language… View available downloads →