The Story of a Crayon

It Starts with Wax

From the Series Step by Step

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

How does hot wax become a colorful crayon? First wax is melted. Then a worker adds color. Next the wax is shaped. Soon the wax hardens. Discover all the steps in the process of making a crayon.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Kindergarten
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2021-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051120, JNF056000, JNF016000
Dewey 547/.77
Dimensions 8 x 8
Lexile 280
Guided Reading Level G
Features Bibliography/further reading, Index, Photo glossary, and Reviewed

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.

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“For story times, caregivers, and emerging ­readers, this series is an exciting look at everyday ­miracles. A first purchase.”—School Library Journal