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Rivers of Sunlight

Rivers of Sunlight

by Molly Bang, Penny Chisholm Illustrated by Molly Bang

In this brightly illustrated narrative, readers will learn about the constant movement of water as it flows around the Earth and the sun's important role as water changes between liquid, vapor, and ice. From sea to sky, the sun both heats and cools water, ensuring that life can exist on Earth. How does the sun keep ocean currents moving, and lift fresh water from the seas? And what can we do to conserve one of our planet's most precious resources?

Perfect for any young reader eager to learn more about his or her world, this is an invaluable addition to any classroom, library, or at-home collection. With stunning artwork and compelling scientific explanation, Bang and Chisholm have brought forth a masterpiece that is critically relevant in this environmentally tumultuous time. The newest book in the award-winning Sunlight Series is an important and beautiful exploration one of our planet's delicate geological cycles, clearly and simply presented for young readers.

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
48
Genre
Informational Text

About the Authors and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Molly Bang Children's book author and illustrator Molly Bang's interest in the natural world and concern for environmental issues are reflected in her work.
Penny Chisholm Penny Chisholm is a professor at M.I.T. where she has been teaching Biology and Environmental Science Ecology for thirty-two years.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Molly Bang Children's book author and illustrator Molly Bang's interest in the natural world and concern for environmental issues are reflected in her work.

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