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Author Bourgeois, Paulette.
Title The sun / written by Paulette Bourgeois ; illustrated by Bill Slavin.
Pub Info Buffalo, NY : Kids Can Press, 1997, c1995.
book jacket
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 523.7 BOU     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Descript 40 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Series Starting with space
Starting with space.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 5.0 0.5 0.5 30325
Audience 3-4 Baker & Taylor
Note Includes index.
Contents 1. The sun: Earth's star -- Sun tales -- What is the sun? -- How big a star is the sun? -- What does the sun do? -- When did the sun start to shine? -- Will the sun shine forever? -- Why does the sun shine? -- What does the sun look like? -- Look at the sun safely -- 2. Following the sun -- A story about the seasons -- Why do we have seasons? -- What is a solstice? -- Why do we have day and night? -- Cast a big shadow -- What is a sundial? -- Make your own sundial -- What is an eclipse? -- When is the next eclipse? -- 3. The sun's light -- A sunlight story -- What color is sunlight? -- How can you see all the colors in sunlight? -- Make a rainbow -- Why is the sky blue and sunset red? -- Find out why sunsets are red -- What is UV light? -- What is the ozone layer? -- What are the northern lights? -- 4. Using the sun's energy -- A story about the sun's energy -- What are heat rays? -- Why do some things get hotter in the sun than others? -- Find the warmest color -- What is solar power? -- How do plants use the sun? -- Why study the sun?
Summary Discusses the sun, facts about it, things to make, and experiments to do.
Subject Sun.
Add Author Slavin, Bill, illustrator.
ISBN 9781550741582 : $12.95
Stndrd # 625816415864
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