The Sun: Our Nearest Star (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2) (Paperback)

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Read and find out about the sun in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

The sun brings heat, warmth, and energy to the Earth. What is the sun made of? How big is it? How far away? Read and find out! 

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

  • hands-on and visual
  • acclaimed and trusted
  • great for classrooms

Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

  • Entertain and educate at the same time
  • Have appealing, child-centered topics
  • Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers
  • Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach
  • Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations
  • Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills
  • Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists
  • Meet national science education standards
  • Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field
  • Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

About the Author


Franklyn M. Branley was the originator of the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series and the author of close to 150 popular books about scientific topics for young readers of all ages. He was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum of Natural History-Hayden Planetarium.



Edward Miller has illustrated A Drop of Blood and What Happens to a Hamburger? for the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. He lives in New York City.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780064452021
ISBN-10: 0064452026
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: May 7th, 2002
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2