Monday, January 26, 2015

THE SCIENCE BEHIND FOOD by Casey Rand. Capstone Global Library, 2012. 32p.  ISBN 978-1410944863 hc. $17.99  Gr.K-2   Juv NF

Rand presents food science according to typical foods children would eat.  There's pizza science and food as energy.  The book explains food concepts in basic easy to understand terms, and includes recipes for children to make, such as ice cream.

USING ELECTRICITY by Chris Oxeade.  Heinemann, 2012.  32p.  ISBN 978-1432956769 pbk. $7.99  Gr. 1-3  Juv NF
This book explains how we use electricity in our daily lives.  Electricity is an energy that can be converted into light, movement or heat. It explains how electricity is made, with what kind of fuels, and how we need to conserve.  Well written and easy to understand.
Cindy Harder, Crystal Falls District Community Library, Crystal Falls, MI

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