Children's LiteratureChildren wondering what rubber is and where it comes from will find answers in this nonfiction booked aimed at early elementary students. The eight chapters cover topics such as synthetic and natural rubber, rubber products and qualities of rubber. Each two-page chapter has a large print size, colorful illustrations along with some captions and fun facts. A hands on project for creating dandelion latex is also included along with an index, glossary, and reading list. Additionally, the publisher includes a simple, uncluttered, reviewed search engine to find out more information on the topic. This is part of the "First Facts Materials" series. 2005, Capstone Press, Ages 5 to 8.
Melissa A. Caudill