Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water around the Earth by Molly BangRivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water around the Earth by Molly Bang

Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water around the Earth

byMolly Bang, Penny ChisholmIllustratorMolly Bang

Hardcover | January 31, 2017

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A stunning, accessible explanation of the Earth's water cycle and its global effects.

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.

Molly Bang has written and illustrated more than twenty books for young readers, including When Sophie Gets Angry - Really, Really Angry... ; Ten, Nine, Eight; and The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher, each of which were Caldecott Honor books. Bang divides her time between Falmouth, Massachusetts, and Northern California.Penny Chi...
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Title:Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water around the EarthFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11.24 × 9.33 × 0.35 inPublished:January 31, 2017Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545805414

ISBN - 13:9780545805414

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Praise for Buried Sunlight:*" Gorgeous illustrations and impressive, urgent scientific explanation."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review*" Combining an amiable voice with unusual breadth of vision, depth of knowledge, and subtlety ofpresentation, this is a masterful book in a highly original science series." -Booklist, starred reviewPraise for Ocean Sunlight:* " This ambitious, beautifully illustrated book offers information seldom covered in science books foryoung children." -Booklist, starred review* " Bang creates dimension and visual drama with her use of gold, blues, and black, forming an etherealhabitat for phytoplankton, jellyfish, and bioluminescent creatures."-Publishers Weekly, starred review* " An awe-inspiring lesson in photosynthesis goes under the sea. Readers will want to visit more thanonce to capture both the science and the abundant sense of celebration here."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review