Why Do Leaves Change Color?
Find out why leaves turn orange, yellow, red, and purple in the autumn before falling to the ground. 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.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.8|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||184055|
|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|
- Why Are Leaves Green?
- How Do Leaves Turn Orange or Yellow?
- What Makes Leaves Turn Red and Purple?
- Why Do Leaves Fall in Autumn?
- Activity: Fall Leaf Prints
- To Learn More
Author: Beth Bence Reinke
Beth Bence Reinke is a registered dietitian with a master's degree in nutrition from Penn State University. She uses her background in education and pediatric nutrition to help kids learn about healthy eating. Beth is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a children's author, a magazine writer, and a columnist for her favorite sport, NASCAR.