Why Do Leaves Change Color?

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

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.

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978-1-5038-1482-0
$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 575.5
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 500
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
Online Resources

  • 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
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
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.