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How Does the Sun Make Weather?

Series: I Like Weather!

By Judith Williams

Does weather really start with the sun? Yes! The sun is where weather starts! New readers will delight in learning this, along with the answers to many questions. How do we measure temperature? How strong are the sun’s rays? Why is the weather warmer in the summer? This fact-filled, full color book is ideal for early readers or read-aloud, and also supports the National Science Education Standards for K–4 science.

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Reviews

"This is a recommended addition for social studies collections in elementary school, or for reluctant readers."

Children's Literature

"The clear, age-appropriate explanations and examples can be used to respond to a child's incessant questions. . . . . There's also an excellent diagram of the tilted Earth to address common misconceptions. . . . The text is appropriate for a class introduction, group work, or independent reading."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site

". . . this very colorful book . . . will impress young students with how much fun learning about weather can be."

Eastern Washington Book Review Council

"This series . . . tells simple facts about Earth’s weather in easy-to-read words."

Library Materials Guide, Fall 2005

". . . good basic information . . ."

South Sound Book Review Council, May 2005

"For children just learning about weather and the influence the sun plays in creating the weather, this would be an excellent source. The diagram showing why it is colder in the winter and warmer in the summer is very simple and clear."

Infolink Book Evaluation Program

"One of the best books . . . on the subject for the primary student."

Richardson Independent School District, April 2005

"A straightforward question-and-answer format accompanied by clear photographs and diagrams provides beginning readers with an informative, well-organized introduction to weather."

The Horn Book Guide, January-June 2005

"Good, simple introductions to weather concepts and terms, logically organized. The material is presented in easy, one- or two-sentence chunks of information . . . These books would be good additions to support classroom units on weather."

School Library Journal, July 2005

". . . will help answer those questions that younger students have . . ."

Madison Metropolitan School District, Fall 2005

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