Saturday, September 20, 2014

This Librarian's Quick Picks: Gravity

by Jason Chin
Roaring Brook Press (April 29, 2014)
Gravity by Jason Chin book cover nonfiction
Summary in a sentence:

Color illustrations and simple text explain what would happen without gravity. 

Why You'll Love It:
  • Readers can add to their increasing knowledge of the topic with important vocabulary and comparisons that allow for deeper understanding.
  •  Colorful and incredibly detailed watercolor landscapes and close-up illustrations keep readers’ attention, and certain objects are repeated throughout the pages.
  • The images of space and the objects floating or falling therein are hypnotically arresting.

Who Should Read It:

Great for grades 2-5...and here's the curriculum guide.

The moon would drift away from the earth Gravity by Jason Chin illustration

What Else You Should Read:

1 comment:

Lisa said...

When my middle son was young, I called him my "what if" bird. This is one he would have loved!

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