by Franklyn Branley
illustrated by True Kelley
An interesting and
clearly written basic introduction to thunderstorms, accompanied by
colorful illustrations and informative diagrams. This book will turn an
often scary experience--thunderstorms-- into something less mysterious
and more understandable.
Like other books in the Let's Read and Find Out Science series, this book includes a few related activities at the back of the book. Overall, we agree with School Library Journal, who ended their review with: "Nicely done."
Interest Level: K-Gr. 4 DRA Level: 30 Lexile Measure: 500L
Grade Level Equiv: 2.6 Guided Reading: N
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If you like this one, there are more Let's Read and Find Out Science books. We really like this series. The authors and illustrators do such a good job of taking complex science subjects and putting them into kid friendly doses and language! They are definitely worth checking out. You can learn more about this great series of books by clicking on the book covers below or the link above.