The Sun: Our Nearest Star
Dr. Franklyn M. Branley, Edward Miller
(HarperCollins, May 7, 2002)
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 nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 5 to 7. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.This is a Level 2 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.