Things That Float and Things That Don’t

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Things That Float and Things That Don’t

by David A. Adler

Illustrations by Anna Raff

First Release:

September 2013

ISBN: 9780823428625

Why does an apple float but a penny doesn’t? Using simple experiments, this book demonstrates the meaning of density in a way that will really “sink in.” Full-color illustrations were created with sumi ink washes and drawings, and assembled digitally.

  • ISBN: 9780823428625
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Holiday House
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 9" x 10 3/4"
    Dewey Classification: 532/.25
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.7, Points: 0.5
    Lexile: Level: AD540L
    Awards & Honors: Booklist 2013 Lasting Connections, Science; NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2014; AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books, 2014 Finalist, Children’s Picture Books
    Genre: Nonfic
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