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Rainbows and Other Marvels of Light and Water


Fact filled and image packed, this lively volume captures all the excitement of rainbow sightings after rainy days. Readers who delight in the sight of these multihued arcs will be thrilled to learn more about rainbows and related atmospheric phenomena, including moonbows, halos, and sun dogs. They will learn that it takes nothing more than light and water to create some of the most colorful sights in the atmosphere. The volume’s clear narrative makes the science of light, prisms, and the color spectrum accessible to an elementary audience, while vocabulary boxes allow readers to quickly locate definitions of key terms and concepts.

Series: Nature's Mysteries

Interest Level: Grades 1-4

Guided Reading Level: O

Lexile Level: 970

ISBN: 9781680484687 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2017

Pages: 32


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