Icebergs & Glaciers - Seymour Simon (Paperback)

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Barcode
9780062470386
Department
Books
Released
30 Jan 2018
Supply Source
South Africa

Book

Author
Seymour Simon
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Harpercollins Childrens Books
Edition
Revised
Language
English
Number of Pages
32
Dimensions
254 x 254mm (254g)

Annotation

Complemented by vibrant nature photography, an updated and revised edition explores how icebergs and glaciers have shaped the Earth's rivers, mountains and more, discussing how they are formed, how they move and why they are essential to the planet. 10,000 first printing. Simultaneous and eBook.

Summary

In this updated and revised edition of Icebergs & Glaciers, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon gives readers an in-depth look at how icebergs and glaciers have shaped our rivers, mountains, and earth, as well as the effect climate change is having on them and our planet. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It&;s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

With fascinating facts and breathtaking full-color photographs, readers will learn all about how these huge masses of ice are formed, how they move, and why they are essential to our planet.

This updated edition includes:

  • author&;s note

  • stunning full-color photographs

  • glossary
  • index
  • a list of websites and additional reading sources

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.

Easy Non Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 2-3 Ages 7-8
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Water (Oceans, Lakes, etc.)
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Nonfiction / Photography
BIC Classification 1
Natural history (Children’s/Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Glaciers
Dewey Classification
551

Author Bio

Simon, Seymour: -

Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the "Seymour Science Blog" and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!