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Dig In!

Learn About Dirt

Science Definitions
  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 2
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

Scoop up some dirt. It's made of many things. What are dirt's ingredients? How is it made? What happens inside it? This simple, colorful book will make kids think differently about the dirt beneath their feet.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 2
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2011
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2010-08-01
BISACS JNF051190, JNF051110
Dewey 631.4
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 530
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents
  • Delightful Dirt
  • Where Is Dirt?
  • Sand, Silt, and Clay
  • Rich, Black Humus
  • Air and Water
  • Mix It Up
  • We Need Dirt!
  • What Makes Dirt?
  • Words to Know
Author: Pamela Hall

Illustrator: Jane Yamada


A noteworthy review of Science Definitions from School Library Journal on November 1, 2010

Attractive and succinct, these introductions tackle big topics in a friendly way. Each one opens with short, declarative sentences that provide a poetic sensibility. For example, Soil begins, ‘’Dig it. Plant in it…Spongy, sandy, or sticky—it’s all delightful View →