Powerful weather, bursting volcanoes, sparkling gemstones, and more will fascinate science and fact-hungry kids. Experience the whirl of a hurricane, dig deep and learn about the rocks that make up our planet, and discover the amazing feeling of a rainstorm. National Geographic Kids brings readers some of their reader's favorite science topics in one convenient package. Fascinating science information is accompanied by wonderful photographs to ensure that kids' natural curiosity is both satisfied and inspired. This four-volume set includes the titles Rocks and Minerals, Volcanoes, Weather, and Storms.
Level 1: for kids just starting to read and Level 2: for kids who are reading independently, ages 5–8
Kathy Weidner Zoehfeld (Rocks and Minerals) is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA, and University of Michigan Ann Arbor where she decided to put her science degrees to work by writing nonfiction books for kids. Since then she has written more than 60 natural science and history books for young readers, and been awarded honors by the NSTA/CBC, NCSS/CBC, the AAAS, the ALA, and the IRA/CBC Children's Choice.
Anne Schreiber (Volcanoes) is a graduate in Science Education from Cornell University and began her career as an elementary school teacher. She wrote the science content for the Magic School Bus television series and more than a dozen books for young children.
Kristin Baird Rattini (Weather) has explored subjects ranging from Star Wars to Stonehenge to amazing animal pals. She is a frequent contributor to National Geographic Kids magazine.
Hot melted rock from the middle of our
planet forces its way up through cracks in the Earth's crusts, exploding violently and sometimes unexpectedly in volcanic fury that can terrorize populations for months, even years. Anne Schreiber's narrative gives readers ...
Awesome underwater animals offer so much for young
readers to explore! Gentle manatees, adorable otters, active sea turtles, and some of the wackiest creatures under the sea will fascinate fact-hungry kids. Follow these playful and smart animals through their aquatic ...
This brilliantly illustrated book taps into children's natural
curiosity about the vast world of space. This level two reader, written in simple language that is easy for young readers to understand, introduces children to our solar system, including all of ...