Library Media Connection, 10/2013
- Pamela K. Simmons
Science teachers will thank you for having this book in your collection! Readers will be lured by the catchy story titles and short mysteries that cover a wide variety of science themes in Life Science, Earth and Space Science, Physical and Chemical Science, and General Science. The science content is woven into the story seamlessly, while keeping the stories to a page in length. With the Common Core Standards requiring reading and writing across the subject areas, this book is perfect. The stories provide a great opportunity to use content knowledge and critical thinking skills to construct a response. The captivating stories will encourage even the most reluctant reader. This is a great read for kids who love science as well as a valuable resource for teachers.