Living Things and Nonliving Things: A Compare and Contrast Book

Living Things and Nonliving Things: A Compare and Contrast Book

by Kevin Kurtz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628559859
Publisher: Arbordale Pub
Publication date: 08/10/2017
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 827,412
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: AD470L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Award-winning author Kevin Kurtz holds degrees in English literature and elementary education and started his career by working at a marine biology lab. Since then, he has combined all of these experiences by working as an environmental educator and curriculum writer for organizations such as the South Carolina Aquarium, the Science Factory Children’s Museum, and the Center for Birds of Prey. Kevin has authored A Day in the Deep, A Day on the Mountain, A Day in the Salt Marsh, and Sharks and Dolphins: A Compare and Contrast Book for Arbordale. Kevin also wrote Uncovering Earth’s Secrets after spending eight weeks as the Educator at Sea aboard the marine geology research vessel JOIDES Resolution. Visit his website at www.kevkurtz.com.

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Living Things and Nonliving Things: A Compare and Contrast Book 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ChatWithVera More than 1 year ago
Learning to think beyond the obvious is an important part of the educational experience. We look at a picture or see the object in real life and we think, if we think beyond the fact that the object is an animal, a rock, or a star, "How pretty" or "How nice." In Living Things and NonLiving Things the author takes the reader on a deeper plunge into looking at the world around him. What is a living thing? What is a nonliving thing? How do we determine them? Thinking beyond the fact that what is man-made is nonliving and what is breathing is living. Wow! This introduction or journey into the world of comparing and contrasting is fantastic! And then in the back of this Arbordale publication is a great selection of "For Creative Minds" pages with additional material and exercises. Easy to read. Great pictures. Can be understood on an elementary level but promotes more complex thinking into the comparisons of living and nonliving things and their attributes. This is one that I can highly recommend for homeschoolers, classrooms, and libraries everywhere! DISCLOSURE: I received a complimentary copy from Arbordale Publishing to facilitate this review. Opinions are my own and are freely given..