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The Reasons for Seasons
     

The Reasons for Seasons

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by Gail Gibbons
 

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How the position of Earth in relation to the sun causes seasons.

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How the position of Earth in relation to the sun causes seasons.

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Judy Katsh
Once again, Gibbons undertakes to simplify a complex subject without rendering it meaningless and uninteresting. And once again, she succeeds. With simple (and simply absorbing) graphics and well-researched, but brief sentences; she describes the astronomical phenomena that create night, day, and the seasons of the year on our planet.
School Library Journal
Gr 2-3-Gibbons seems to know just what teachers need to fill that open niche in their curriculum plans. In this title, she explains in succinct, easy-to-understand terms what causes the seasons to change in the two hemispheres. The text is amplified by her trademark illustrations done in bright, primary colors. Children have difficulty grasping the fact that the weather is just the opposite on the other side of the globe and why; this attractive offering will clarify that concept for them.-Jan Shepherd Ross, Dixie Elementary Magnet School, Lexington, KY

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823412389
Publisher:
Holiday House, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
154,379
Product dimensions:
9.78(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.19(d)
Lexile:
AD620L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Gail Gibbons has published close to fifty distinguished nonfiction titles with Holiday House. According to "The Washington Post", "Gail Gibbons has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." She lives in Vermont. Her website is www.gailgibbons.com

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Reasons for Seasons 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great book to use when talking about the weather and the seasons. It works great with all ages. Younger kids love the pictures and the descriptions of the seasons and older kids like the explanation of why the seasons occur.