What Makes the Sky Blue?

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

Find out how the atmosphere makes the sky look blue during the day and orange and red at sunrise and sunset. 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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978-1-5038-1480-6
$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 535.6
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 490
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 184053
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 the Atmosphere?
  • What Is Sunlight?
  • What Makes the Sky Blue?
  • Why Are Clouds White?
  • Activity: Blue Sky in a Glass
  • 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.