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Life in a River (Ecosystems in Action)

aquatic ecosystem

Valerie Rapp
Lerner Publishing (2002)

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0822521369

This book takes a wonderful journey along the Columbia River. Learn about the geology, the geography, and about the running of the Salmon as they make their way home. Beautiful photos and detailed text make this book a great addition to your library.

Eye Wonder: Rivers and Lakes (Eye Wonder)

Eyewitness Books
DK Children (2002)

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0789490463

Eyewitness books have always been a favorite of children and adults alike for their excellent approach to comprehensive topics. Now Eyewitness takes a look at rivers and lakes. Great pictures and detailed facts to enjoy together.

sedimentary depositsErosion (Reading Essentials in Science)

Virginia Castleman
Perfection Learning (2004)

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0756944414

This is an ideal book explaining all about what erosion is, what causes it and environmental impacts of erosion. Good photographs add to the details.

Erosion (Early Bird Earth Science)

Joelle Riley
Lerner Classroom (2007)

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0822566192

Erosion for early readers. Beautiful pictures and simpler text make this book ideal for kids in the lower grades.

The Magic School Bus Wet All Over: A Book About The Water Cycle

Pat Relf
Scholastic Books (1996)

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0590508334

Mrs. Frizzle and her students learn all about the water cycle. They head off on another adventure only the Magic School Bus could accomplish.

The Water Cycle (First Facts, Water All Around)

water cycleRebecca Olien
Capstone Press (2005)

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0736851828

Explore water everywhere – rain, tap water, lakes, and rivers. Learn how water recycles and fun facts to share.

The Wonder of a Waterfall (Rookie Read-About Science)

Allan Fowler
Children’s Press (1999)

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0516264834

Learn about waterfalls all around the world. Beautiful full color photographs help to describe the structure of falls along with great text for kids who love waterfalls.

Waterfalls (Forces of Nature)

waterfallAndrew Donnelly
Child’s World (1998)

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 1567664873

Study up on questions and answers about the characteristics, causes, effects, and locations of waterfalls.

Glaciers (True Books: Earth Science)

Larry Dane Brimner
Children’s Press (2000)

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0516271911

This is a beautiful book to put in your library. Wonderful color photos and clear text make this one you will want to visit again and again.

And here is another book in the same series:

Valleys and Canyons (True Books: Earth Science)

Larry Dane Brimner
Children’s Press (2000)

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 0516271938

The book is another one that is equally as impressive. It would make a good partner book with Glaciers for use in your study of rivers or geology.

Glaciers (Blastoff Readers: Learning About the Earth)

Colleen Sexton
Bellwether Media (2007)

Ages 4-8
ISBN: 1600141137

Great photos and easy text are what make this book ideal for early readers who want to learn more about glaciers.

glacierGlaciers (First Books Series)

Roy Gallant
Franklin Watts (1999)

Ages 8-12
ISBN: 0531159566

A scientific look at what makes a glacier, how scientists study them, and how they have changed the earth’s surface. A book for budding scientists, you will enjoy this one.

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