La electricidad (Electricity)

From the Series Libros de energía para madrugadores (Early Bird Energy)

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

¿De dónde viene la electricidad? ¿Cómo hace que funcione una computadora o que una bombilla ilumine? La electricidad es una forma de energía que puede usarse de muchas maneras. Este libro comienza con las partículas diminutas que conforman los átomos —electrones, protones y neutrones—, subraya los elementos básicos del funcionamiento de la electricidad y amplía la comprensión mediante una serie de experimentos fáciles de poner en práctica.

Where does electricity come from? How does it make a computer run or a light bulb shine? Electricity is a form of energy that can be used in many ways. Starting with the tiny particles that make up atoms—electrons, protons, and neutrons—this book highlights the basics of how electricity works and furthers understanding through a series of easy-to-do experiments.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category Spanish-Language
Copyright 2008
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Early Bird Books
Imprint ediciones Lerner
Language Spanish
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2022-04-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051140, JNF051090, JNF051110
Dewey 537
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 8.625
ATOS Reading Level 4.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 100749
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Note to adults, Reviewed, and Table of contents

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.

Photographer: Andy King


Library Media Connection

“Also helpful is the list of safety rules for these simple experiments using readily available household objects. Lots of colorful photos with helpful captions, as well as the easy-to-read large typeface, make following the directions straightforward and, therefore, the performance of successful experiments more likely.”
Library Media Connection

The Horn Book Guide

“These volumes about light and electricity feature short chapters and simple science experiments.”
The Horn Book Guide