Writing in the voice of the sun, Molly Bang shows how the generation of electricity can be traced back to the sun--via a dam, a coal-burning plant, solar cells, and wind turbines.
"Stunning, technically accomplished illustrations"(School Library Journal) help clarify the text. In a starred review, Booklist called it "a lovely and illuminating book that presents sound science."
This book was a 2005 American Library Association Notable Children's Book!
Interest Level: Gr. 1-5 DRA Level: 18 Lexile Measure: 690L
Grade Level Equiv: 2.7 Guided Reading: K
Below are sample spreads from inside this book. We love Molly Bang's vibrant illustration style. No surprise that she's a Caldecott winning illustrator!
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