The Shocking Truth about Energyby Loreen Leedy
This high-voltage introduction to energy combines physical science and environmental science with fun. Comical characters explain the basics, including the many forms energy can take. Readers can learn how energy changes from one from to another so that the Sun's energy can end up in a lunch box and eventually in people's muscles. Easy-to-follow diagrams show different ways energy can be harnessed. For a green look at the topic, the pros and cons of each form of energy are outline, and tips on how to use energy sensibly are included.
Meet the Author
Loreen Leedy has written and illustrated more than thirty books for children, including Look at My Book and The Great Graph Contest, which School Library Journal praised as "exciting and energetic" in a starred review. She lives in central Florida.
Loreen Leedy's inventive picture books have made her a recognized name in nonfiction. She is the author of numerous math titles including, "Subtraction Action", "Mission: Addition", and "Fraction Action". Her collaboration with Pat Street, "There's a Frog in My Throat!", "440 Animals Sayings a Little Bird Told Me", was in ALA Notable Children's Book and a "Booklist" Editor's Choice. She lives in Florida. Her website is www.loreenleedy.com.
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