What Is a Solstice?
Find out how the movement of Earth causes the first day of summer and the first day of winter. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful images, informational diagrams, hands-on activities, detailed captions and callouts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.1|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||184050|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- What Makes the Seasons?
- What Is a Winter Solstice?
- What Is a Summer Solstice?
- Activity: Changes in Sunlight
- To Learn More
Author: Gail Terp
Gail Terp is a retired elementary teacher who now writes for kids and beginning adult readers. Her books for kids cover history, science, animals, and biographies. When not reading and writing, she walks around looking for interesting stuff to write about. She lives in Upstate New York.