What Is a Solstice?

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

Find out how the movement of Earth causes the first day of summer and the first day of winter. 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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978-1-5038-1477-6
$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 508.2
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 510
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.1
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 184050
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 Makes the Seasons?
  • What Is a Winter Solstice?
  • What Is a Summer Solstice?
  • Activity: Changes in Sunlight
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Gail Terp

Gail Terp is a retired elementary teacher who now writes for kids and beginning adult readers. Her books for kids cover history, science, animals, and biographies. When not reading and writing, she walks around looking for interesting stuff to write about. She lives in Upstate New York.