Looking Into Soil

Looking at Layers
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Explore soil's layers from the nutrient-rich topsoil to the rocky base. Learn about the cycle of life and decay, soil's organic and inorganic materials, and the ways soil supports life on Earth. Additional features include a diagram labeling each of the layers, Fast Facts, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and further sources for learning.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2020
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2020-01-01
BISACS JNF037040, JNF037070, JNF051080
Dewey 631.4
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 560
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.0
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 507509
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • What Is Soil?
  • Topsoil
  • Subsoil
  • Parent Material
  • Fast Facts
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Emma Huddleston

Emma Huddleston lives in Minnesota with her husband. She enjoys writing children's books, but she likes reading novels even more. When she is not writing or reading, she likes to stay active by running, hiking, or swing dancing.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Looking at Layers from School Library Journal on April 1, 2020

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