A Nest Full of Eggs (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science 1)

by Priscilla Belz Jenkins (Author) Lizzy Rockwell (Illustrator)

A Nest Full of Eggs (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science 1)

Read and find out about a full year of growth and change for robins in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Named a Best Children's Science Book of the Year by Science Books & Films, this picture book shows how the birds develop inside their eggs during the spring; how they mature into fledglings in the summer; how they learn to fly in the fall; and how they leave for warmer climates in winter--only to return when spring comes around again.

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It features rich vocabulary and beautiful spreads detailing different bird habitats and feather types. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Dr. Charles Walcott, Professor Emeritus of Neurobiology and Behavior and former director of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.

This is a Level 1 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect 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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Publication date
August 20, 2015
Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science 1
BISAC categories
JNF051150 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Zoology
JNF003030 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Birds
JNF003330 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Baby Animals
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