(HarperCollins, Jan. 26, 2000)
Clapping, waving, pushing, pulling, scratching, digging, tickling—how many ways do you use your hands every day? Find out how important your hands are! With her trademark simple words and delightful pictures, acclaimed children's writer Aliki explains the many ways our hands are important to us. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.My Hands is a Level One Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science title, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades and supports 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.