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10 books about snow
Pick up one of these featured titles on snow in May 2021.
Curious About Snow (Smithsonian) by Gina Shaw
This book was published 5 years ago by Grosset & Dunlap and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
"It's snowing! Aren't you curious: why does snow fall? And is every snowflake really unique? Look inside this book to find out what happens when the weather report says... snow!"--Page 4 of cover.
The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder (Weather Books for Kids, Winter Children's Books, Science Kids Books) by Jon Nelson Ph.D.
Category: Earth Sciences
This book was published 4 years ago by Chronicle Books and takes approximately 1.2 hours to read.
How do snow crystals form? What shapes can they take? Are no two snow crystals alike? These questions and more are answered inside this exploration of the science of snow, featuring photos of real snow crystals in all their beautiful diversity. Perfect for reading on winter days, this book by a nature photographer and a snow scientist will inspire wonder and curiosity about the marvels of snow. Snowflake-catching instructions are also included for aspiring young snow scientists!
Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
This book was published 7 years ago by Chronicle Books and takes approximately 1.5 hours to read.
Over the snow, the world is hushed and white. But under the snow lies a secret world of squirrels and snow hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many other animals making their winter home under the snow. This beloved nonfiction picture book exploring the subnivean zone reveals the tunnels and caves formed beneath the snow but over the ground, where many kinds of animals live through the winter, safe and warm, awake and busy, but hidden beneath the snow.
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
This book was published 12 years ago by HMH Books for Young Readers and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
A biography of a self-taught scientist who photographed thousands of individual snowflakes in order to study their unique formations.
Flakes and Flurries: A Book About Snow (Amazing Science: Weather) by Josepha Sherman
Category: Earth Sciences
This book was published 18 years ago by Picture Window Books and takes approximately 0.8 hours to read.
Explains what snow is, what snowflakes look like, where snow falls, and describes blizzards.
Hunting Powder: A Skier's Guide to Finding Colorado's Best Snow by Jordan Lipp
This book was published this year by Jordan Lipp and takes approximately 10.9 hours to read.
Colorado is, without fear of exaggeration, world-famous for its skiing and its extraordinary snow. But snow is the result of the weather, and as every person knows, weather can be unpredictable. This book provides a crash course to skiers and snowboarders in understanding all facets of hunting for powder in Colorado. It explains where it snows, why it snows, how to forecast snow, and how to find the best powder skiing and snowboarding. Based upon science, experience, and entertaining anecdotes, ski patroller and backcountry skiing guidebook author Jordan Lipp provides the definitive guide to hunting powder.
There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! by Lucille Colandro
This book was published 18 years ago by Scholastic Inc. and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.
A twist on the classic tale of "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" takes the story even further as the lady goes about swallowing up a variety of objects, starting with layers of snow.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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