What Is Science? by Rebecca Kai Dotlich

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A whirlwind tour through the intriguing world of science What exactly is science? Stars and planets, rocks and soil, hurricanes and airplanes—science is all of these things and so much more. It’s also about curiosity: asking questions and exploring possible answers.
Through simple words and child-friendly illustrations, this poetic picture book introduces young children to the exciting and ever-changing world of science. What Is Science? is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
 

About Rebecca Kai Dotlich

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Rebecca Kai Dotlich is the author of many picture books for young readers, such as In the Spin of Things: Poetry of Motion. She lives in Indiana with her husband. Sachiko Yoshikawa has illustrated several books for young readers, including Beach Is to Fun: A Book of Relationships. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
 
Published August 8, 2006 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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On Dotlich goes, upping the ante, until she asks, “Can a crane pick up a crane?” By the end of the book, the crane has lifted a crane, a polar bear and a submarine.

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Young children discover triangles in the unlikeliest places in this latest addition to Dotlich’s shape book series (What is Round, What is Square, 1999, etc.).

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Bright full-color photographs, featuring bold objects and dramatic contrasts, characterize this first book about shapes in the Growing Tree series.

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/ The study of rocks, / geodes, and stones, / dinosaur fossils, / and old chipped bones.” Dotlich’s focus is on the natural sciences, with primary attention given to the earth sciences, and to the exclusion of chemistry.

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