Thunder and Lightning – Book Review

Thunder and Lightning – Book Review
A Level 1 Scholastic Science Reader- The lightning flashes and then the thunder crashes and then rain begin to fall- this is a thunderstorm.

Thunder and Lightning by Wendy Pfeffer

In this Level 1 book the reader will learn all about thunder and lightning. Dramatic photography shows what happens when a storm comes – thunder and lightning.

Storm clouds hold billions of drops of water. As they join together they become heavy raindrops and fall to the ground.

See photographs of differ types of lightning: zigzag, ribbon, ball and sheet lightning.

Check the glossary for these other vocabulary words: clouds, electricity, lightning, spark, static electricity, thunder and water vapor.

How can you be safe from lightning during a thunderstorm?
• Stay in the house or car
• Keep away from doors and windows
• Do not use phone, television, computer or shower

Scholastic Science Readers

• kindergarten and first grade
• ages 5 and 6
• who are just beginning to read

• first and second grades
• ages 6 and 7
• who are just beginning to read by themselves

• second and third grades
• ages 7 and 8
• who are comfortable reading alone

Scholastic Science Readers are specifically for beginning readers who enjoy exciting nonfiction. Beautiful photography throughout each book makes the natural world come alive in these outstanding books.

Thunder and Lightening


Note: This book is from my personal library.

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