Why Do the Seasons Change?
by Melissa Stewart
Tell Me Why, Tell Me How
Benchmark Books /
Marshall Cavendish, 2006
for Grades 3-5
ISBN 978-0-76142-112-2
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Children marvel at the changing seasons and wonder at the forces responsible. Through a series of chapters that gradually provide children with necessary background information, this book clearly explains our planet’s place in space and clearly shows how Earth’s movements cause the seasons.
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“I’ve written about the four seasons before. The challenge here was thinking about the factors that cause seasons to change how they change in a whole new way. The book answers the question in the title in the final chapter, so I had to figure out how to give students all the background information they needed in a fun and interesting way."
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