9780545805414

Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth

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  • ISBN13:

    9780545805414

  • ISBN10:

    0545805414

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-01-31
  • Publisher: The Blue Sky Press

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Summary

With stunning artwork and compelling scientific explanation, Bang and Chisholm have brought forth a masterpiece that is critically relevant in this environmentally tumultuous time.

How does the sun keep ocean currents moving and lift fresh water from the seas? What can we do to conserve one of our planet's most precious resources?

In this newest book in the award-winning Sunlight Series, readers learn about the constant movement of water as it flows around the Earth. As the water changes between liquid, vapor, and ice, Sunlight powers all living things, ensuring that life can exist on Earth.

Perfect for any reader--young or old!--this is
an invaluable addition to all classrooms, libraries, and at-home collections.

Author Biography

Molly Bang has written and illustrated more than twenty books for young readers, including When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry... ; Ten, Nine, Eight; and The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher, each of which were Caldecott Honor books. Bang divides her time between Falmouth, Massachusetts, and Northern California.

Penny Chisholm is a professor at M.I.T., where she has been teaching Ecology for more than thirty-five years. Her long list of prestigious awards includes the National Medal of Science, awarded at the White House in 2013.

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