La luz (Light)

From the Series Libros de energía para madrugadores (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.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category Spanish-Language
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Early Bird Books
Imprint ediciones Lerner
Language Spanish
Publication Date 2007-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
Dewey 535
Graphics Full-color illustrations
ATOS Reading Level 3.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 101811
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


The Horn Book Guide

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