How Come? In the Neighborhood

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Why Does Bright Sunlight Make You Sneeze?

Sometimes, the most tantalizing mysteries are right in front of us. In 134 questions and answers, How Come? In the Neighborhood  explains the conundrums of everyday life. Mysteries in the kitchen—why mold grows on bread, and why cow's milk is white. In the bathroom—where earwax comes from, and how we throw up (yuck!). Plus puzzlers at school, on vacation, and in the backyard. It used to be just ...

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Overview

Why Does Bright Sunlight Make You Sneeze?

Sometimes, the most tantalizing mysteries are right in front of us. In 134 questions and answers, How Come? In the Neighborhood  explains the conundrums of everyday life. Mysteries in the kitchen—why mold grows on bread, and why cow's milk is white. In the bathroom—where earwax comes from, and how we throw up (yuck!). Plus puzzlers at school, on vacation, and in the backyard. It used to be just your neighborhood; now it's your very own laboratory!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761144298
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/22/2007
  • Pages: 292
  • Sales rank: 169,888
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.98 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

Kathy Wollard is the author of Newsday's popular "How Come?" column. She has physics and journalism degrees from New York University, and has written about science and health for Self, Scholastic, Popular Science, and Family Fun magazines. A former New Yorker, she and her husband, author Evan Morris, now live in rural Ohio.

Debra Solomon is an illustrator and animator whose short films have won awards at film festivals around the world. She created the animated Lizzie McGuire character for the hit Disney show. She also wrote the award-winning kids' books Oh Brother! and Oh Sister!, and co-authored A Good Friend and 101 Uses for an Ex-Husband. Ms. Solomon lives in New York City.

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