A Wild Ride on the Water Cycle by Anthony YanezA Wild Ride on the Water Cycle by Anthony Yanez

A Wild Ride on the Water Cycle

byAnthony Yanez, Mike Guillory

Hardcover | November 1, 2014

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It’s no wonder that meteorologist Anthony Yanez is a favorite with teachers. He knows just how to make the science of weather come alive for kids. He takes complicated topics, like the water cycle, and explains them in ways that not only make sense, but are also fun. In A Wild Ride on the Water Cycle, he introduced young readers to two friends, Jake and Alice, who like to hang out and joke around. The main difference between these friends and Yanez’s audience is that Jake and Alice are drops of water. The engaging tale of their friendship begins with their initial introduction in a lake, so long ago there were still dinosaurs in the water and on the land. As they travel around the planet through the years, they become part of every aspect of weather: rain, snow, fog, and more. As their story brings the process to life, Yanez includes the science behind each stage of the water cycle with accurate, accessible terminology.

As the weekday morning meteorologist at Houston’s KPRC, Anthony Yanez wakes up at 2:30 a.m. He is at work at 3 a.m., and starting at 4:30 a.m. he’s explaining weather. The best part of his job is telling weather stories. He holds the American Meteorological Society seal of approval for television weathercasting, as well as the National...
Title:A Wild Ride on the Water CycleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:28 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.25 inPublished:November 1, 2014Publisher:Bright Sky PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1939055806

ISBN - 13:9781939055804