by Chris Oxlade


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The How Does My Home Work? series looks at key-utilities used by the average household on a daily basis. This book discusses water, and examines how we use it, how it gets to our homes, and what happens to dirty water. The book also considers environmental issues arising from the ways we use water - including how we can save water at home.

Read and Learn is an extensive collection of nonfiction books that helps young readers discover and understand the world around them. Headings in the form of questions help children to focus and ask their own questions. Each book contains a glossary and an index, offering young readers an introduction to these important features of nonfiction text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781432965723
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Series: How Does My Home Work?
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: NC540L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 6 Years

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

Table of Contents

Why Do We Need Water? 4

Where Do We Get Water? 6

How Does Water Get to My Home? 8

Why Does Water Come Out of a Faucet? 10

Where Does Dirty Water Go? 12

Why Does Dirty Water Need to Be Cleaned? 14

How Much Water Do We Use at Home? 16

Can We Use as Much Water as We Want? 18

How Can We Use Less Water? 20

Keep a Water Diary 22

Glossary 23

Find Out More 24

Index 24

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