Lets Read and Find Out Science Series



Below are some of the best books in the Lets Read and Find Out Science series. For additional books in this series, please click here.



Earthquakes by Franklyn Branley
Earthquakes
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
Branley explains what earthquakes are, where they occur, how they change the earth, describes some famous quakes of the past. A good place to start when teaching basic earth sciences.


Rdg Levels:  Interest--Gr.2-4    Difficulty--age 4-8
What Happens to Your Hamburger
What Happens to a Hamburger?
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary: Take a journey through the digestive system in this classic book. We love the new 1950s, retro illustrations in this updated edition, and teachers will love how clear Showers makes the whole process of digestion. Fun!

Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr.2    Difficulty--age 4-8

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How Do Birds Find Their Way?
How Do Birds Find Their Way?
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
This book discusses birds' instinctive travel habits, migration patterns, theories about how birds know when to fly, and their different means of navigation. An accessible book for children.


Rdg Levels:  Interest--Gr. 1-3    Difficulty--age 4-8
A Tree Is a Plant
A Tree Is a Plant
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
A simple description of the seasonal cycle and main parts of an apple tree. Includes charming paintings and suggested experiments. "A good starting place for understanding trees." (Booklist)


Rdg Levels: Interest--PreS-Gr.1  Difficulty--age 4-8
Hear Your Heart
Hear Your Heart
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary: A clear and age-appropriate introduction to the human heart, with simple diagrams and minimal but effective explanations. Includes related activities like how to take your pulse, how to make a stethoscope... "Factual, accurate, and fun." (Booklist)

Rdg Levels:  Interest--Gr.2-5     Difficulty--age 4-8

For more, please click here: Hear Your Heart
Fossils Tell of Long Ago
Fossils Tell of Long Ago
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
This title includes lively illustrations and pointed, conversational observations by children as they make discoveries along with readers. Illustrations are by popular children's book author/illustrator Aliki.


Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr.3    Difficulty--age 4-8
You're Aboard Spaceship Earth
You're Aboard Spaceship Earth
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
This title compares life on our planet with a manned shuttle mission that must take care to insure the health and safety of its crew. Great for spurring a discussion on environmental protection.

Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr.3    Difficulty--age 4-8
My Five Senses
My Five Senses
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary: We learn about the world around us through our five senses. But what are they exactly and what can you learn through them? This title by popular author/illustrator Aliki provides just the right amount of science for the audience. A great start.

Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr.2   Difficulty--age 4-8

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Germs Make Me Sick
Germs Make Me Sick
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
This easy-to-read title describes the differences between bacteria, viruses and other related germy facts. The science is related in simple language and kid friendly examples.

Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr. 3   Difficulty--age 4-8
A Drop of Blood
A Drop of Blood
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary: Learn the vital role of blood in the human body with the help of a charming vampire and his sidekick. Accessible text and cartoon illustrations are paired with high-quality photographs of blood cells, platelets and more. "An excellent choice for units on the circulatory system." (SLJ)

Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr.3    Difficulty--age 4-8

For more, please click here: A Drop of Blood
Gravity is a Mystery
Gravity Is a Mystery
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
What goes up must come down. Every- body knows that. But what is it that pulls everything from rocks to rockets toward the center of the earth?  It's gravity and this book explains the basics!


Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr. 3    Difficulty--age 4-8
Air Is All Around You
Air Is All Around You
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
When it's not windy, it can be easy to forget about air. But air is everywhere. In fact, a regular room holds about 75 pounds of it! This book explains what air is and includes a fun experiment.


Rdg Levels: Interest--PreS-Gr.2  Difficulty--age 4-8
Forces Make Things Move
Forces Make Things Move
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
Starting with a common childhood experience--pushing toy cars across the floor--this book gradually introducing ideas such as forces, reactions, inertia, friction, and gravity.  


Rdg Levels:  Interest--Gr. 1-3   Difficulty--age 4-8
What Makes a Magnet?
What Makes a Magnet?
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
In this title, Branley explains the properties and behavior of magnets, and Kelley's charming illustrations will entertain readers as they discover for themselves what makes a magnet.


Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr.2    Difficulty--age 4-8
Sunshine Makes the Seasons
Sunshine Makes the Seasons
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary:
This updated classic book explains how the rotation of the earth creates our seasons. Includes a simple experiment that helps students actually see how the tilt of the earth plays a role.


Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr. 3    Difficulty--age 4-8
From Tadpole to Frog
From Tadpole to Frog
(Lets Read and Find Out Science Series)

Summary: 
An introduction to the life cycle of frogs. Sentences are simple, with questions and exclamations to help break up the informative text. Keller's clear watercolor illustrations show a variety


Rdg Levels:  Interest--K-Gr.2    Difficulty--age 4-8




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