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I Face the Wind
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I Face the Wind Hardcover - 2003

by Vicki Cobb; Julia Gorton (Illustrator)

Keeping the very youngest of scientists in mind, Cobb gives clear explanations to the big questions about wind. Young readers and adults can explore the basic scientific principles together through simple experiments. Full color.


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Ever lose your hat in a strong wind?

Ever feel the wind pushing you from side to side?

Know why you can feel the wind, but never see it?

You will!

Renowned science author Vicki Cobb makes scientific principles easy for even the youngest kids to understand. Follow this book with a young child who loves to play. Bring along balloons. Find a windy place. Together you'll face the wind and see that learning is a breeze.

Discover science, and the world will never look the same.

Great hands-on activities and irresistible illustrations by Julia Gorton make Science Play a perfect way to learn about science . . . just for the fun of it!

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Your hair blows away from your face.

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  • Title I Face the Wind
  • Author Vicki Cobb; Julia Gorton (Illustrator)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition First Edition
  • Pages 40
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher HarperCollins, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
  • Date April 15, 2003
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780688178406 / 0688178405
  • Weight 0.75 lbs (0.34 kg)
  • Dimensions 10.1 x 8.2 x 0.4 in (25.65 x 20.83 x 1.02 cm)
  • Ages 04 to 08 years
  • Grade levels P - 3
  • Reading level 540
  • Library of Congress subjects Experiments, Winds
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2001026480
  • Dewey Decimal Code 551.518

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Citations

  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 03/15/2004, Page 1284
  • Booklist, 08/01/2003, Page 1984
  • Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks, 09/01/2003, Page 9
  • Hornbook Guide to Children, 07/01/2003, Page 409
  • Publishers Weekly, 04/28/2003, Page 0
  • PW Notes and Reprints, 04/28/2003, Page 73
  • School Library Journal, 10/01/2004, Page 0
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