What Causes a Rainbow?

Everyday Earth Science
  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Find out how raindrops in the air bend sunlight to turn it into a colorful rainbow. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful images, informational diagrams, hands-on activities, detailed captions and callouts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

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978-1-5038-1476-9
$34.95
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2017
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-08-01
BISACS JNF051080
Dewey 551.56
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 460
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 3.0
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 184049
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources



  • What Is Light?
  • What Makes Rainbow Colors?
  • When Do We See a Rainbow?
  • What Shape Are Rainbows?
  • Activity: Make a Water Prism
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Janet Slingerland

Janet Slingerland is a writer, a scout leader, and an engineer. She loves books, science, and books about science. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and three children.