Valorie Fisher takes infographics to a new level with bright, colorful visuals that are perfect for young, inquisitive minds. Her eye catching mix of photographs and illustrations compels readers to dive in and explore how things work. From paper airplanes to straws, crayons to kites, pencils to boats. This book will answer questions kids have long wanted answers to, and go on to answer questions they didn't even know they had! Do you know why your shadow changes shape throughout the day? Do you know how a whistle makes that trilling sound? How about why a rubber ball bounces? All of these questions and more are explained in this exciting book, the first of two in the Now You Know series. RELATED SUBJECTS: How Things Work
Learn how current methods of trash disposal lead to pollution, and suggests how reducing, reusing, and recycling materials can lead to less waste becoming trash. Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: Conservation series gives the youngest reader (Ages 6-7) an introduction to topics like saving water and clean energy. Each book includes chapters that help readers identify key details while the photographs, and other text features encourage students to make connections on their own.