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The Secret Life of a Snowflake: An Up-Close Look at the Art and Science of Snowflakes, Grade 3–6—Extraordinary images of individual snowflakes are the true highlight of this informational e-book. With crisp detail and lit up with coloured light, the crystals are mesmerizing within their clarity and brilliance. Libbrecht uses a first-person narration to explain the microphotography process that he uses to create the pictures after which goes on to outline the existence cycle of a snowflake. Some basic science is included in the text, this type ofs the water cycle and the crystallization course of, which give an explanation fors why no two snowflakes are ever alike. Details about why snowflakes at all times have six branches and why they range in measurement a lot add interest and depth, offering readers more than simply the fundamentals. A stable addition to any science collection, this e-book will attract younger fanatics, and the beautiful pictures will interact informal browsers. Team it with Jacqueline Briggs Martin's Snowflake Bentley (Houghton, 1998) and Snow Crystals (Dover, 1962), Bentley's personal collection of snowflake pictures, for an interesting lesson on snow.—Jody Kopple, Shady Hill School, Cambridge, MA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a completely personaled subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution accredited.. And then get Best price. Read More