What Makes a Magnet?

by Franklyn M. Branley

On Sale: 02/02/2016

What Makes a Magnet?

by Franklyn M. Branley

illustrated by True Kelley

On Sale: 02/02/2016

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About the Book

Read and find out about magnets in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Why does a magnet pick up a paper clip but not a leaf or a penny? How can the whole world be a magnet?

Follow the step-by-step instructions about how to make your own magnet, and then find out for yourself what makes a magnet!

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

  • hands-on and visual
  • acclaimed and trusted
  • great for classrooms

Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

  • Entertain and educate at the same time
  • Have appealing, child-centered topics
  • Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers
  • Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach
  • Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations
  • Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills
  • Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists
  • Meet national science education standards
  • Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field
  • Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062338020
  • ISBN 10: 0062338021
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 02/02/2016
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:21.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / General
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Opposites
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Experiments & Projects

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