What Is a Liquid?

From the Series First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

What Is a Liquid? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a description of liquids, and examples of how liquids can change into different states of matter.

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Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Science
Copyright 2007
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand First Step Nonfiction
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2007-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
Dewey 530.4'2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 7
Guided Reading Level K
ATOS Reading Level 2.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 110552
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Index, Photo glossary, Reviewed, Teaching Guides, and eSource


  • Science Books & Films Best Books, Winner, 2007
  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2007


The Horn Book Guide

“Vibrant close-up photographs illustrate difficult concepts”
The Horn Book Guide

School Library Journal

“Each of these introductions explains the relevant state of matter, along with basic vocabulary. The layout is bright with many color photographs featuring children of different ethnicities.”
School Library Journal

Science Books & Films

“These three books help explain the world around us to elementary school children. . . This series would be a good addition to a school library, classroom science station, or home collection.”
Science Books & Films

Author: Jennifer Boothroyd

Jennifer Boothroyd taught elementary school for many years. She currently helps visitors explore the outdoors at a local nature center. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, taking pictures, and traveling. She is a huge Disney geek and loves planning trips to Walt Disney World for her friends and family.

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First Step Nonfiction — States of Matter

This science series explores the physical properties of solids, liquids, and gases. The texts describe changes in states of matter using simple texts and corresponding color photographs. Meets national science standards. View available downloads →