Energy: Physical Science for Kids

Energy: Physical Science for Kids

When you feel like running, leaping, and singing, people might say you have a lot of energy. And you’re not the only one! Energy is the stuff that makes everything live and move. People, animals, plants—we all need energy to live!

In Energy, kids ages 5 to 8 discover different forms of energy, including heat, light, and chemical energy, that keep the world working and moving. Children are introduced to physical science through detailed illustrations paired with a nonfiction narrative that uses fun language to convey familiar examples of real-world connections.

  • Encourages the development of important skills, including observing, connecting, problem solving, and model testing.
  • Visually stimulating, detailed illustrations make this an excellent choice as a read aloud for younger children.

Price (suggested retail)

  • Softcover, $9.95
  • Hardcover, $19.95
  • eBook, $6.99

Grade Level 1–3

Ages 5–8

GRL K

Subjects

  • Physics

Author
 

Illustrator
Shululu 

Specs

  • 8 x 9.75
  • 4-color interior
  • 32 pages

Includes

  • Glossary

ISBN 13

  • Softcover, 9781619306417
  • Hardcover, 9781619306394

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When you feel like running, leaping, and singing, people might say you have a lot of energy. And you’re not the only one! Energy is the stuff that makes everything live and move. People, animals, plants—we all need energy to live!

In Energy, kids ages 5 to 8 discover different forms of energy, including heat, light, and chemical energy, that keep the world working and moving. Children are introduced to physical science through detailed illustrations paired with a nonfiction narrative that uses fun language to convey familiar examples of real-world connections.

  • Encourages the development of important skills, including observing, connecting, problem solving, and model testing.
  • Visually stimulating, detailed illustrations make this an excellent choice as a read aloud for younger children.

Reviews

Mom Read It

“These are a lot of fun: color artwork on every page, a fun poem to kick off each book, and my favorite part: an explanation of the scientific term, with all the uses of the term.”

 

Wrapped in Foil

“EnergyForcesMatter, and Waves will appeal to the young reader who loves to learn about words. Andi Diehn has a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing, so her approach is to make vocabulary shine. The titles start with a lively poem to introduce the topic. Next, the author shows how words can have one or more meanings in everyday usage. Finally, she exposes readers to the more specific definitions of the terminology as it is used in the physical sciences and delves into the concepts.

The creative and textured illustrations  by Shululu (the pen name of artist Hui Li) add just the right amount of fun to every page.”


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Author-Illustrator

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Andi Diehn

Andi Diehn is a writer, editor, and book critic with a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She has published dozens of articles, stories, and essays and spent many hours volunteering in her sons’ classrooms. She lives in Enfield, New Hampshire, with her family.


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Shululu

Shululu (Hui Li) has always been driven by curiosity. She received a PhD in computational chemistry from the University of Chicago. Her research has been published in the world’s most influential science journals, including Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. She is devoted to bringing joy and science to young readers through fun illustrations! She lives with her husband in New York, NY.



More Details

Grade Level: 1–3
Ages: 5–8
GRL: K
Subjects: Physics,
Specs: 8 x 9.75 , 4-color interior , 32 pages,
Includes: Glossary,

Reviews

Mom Read It

“These are a lot of fun: color artwork on every page, a fun poem to kick off each book, and my favorite part: an explanation of the scientific term, with all the uses of the term.”

 

Wrapped in Foil

“EnergyForcesMatter, and Waves will appeal to the young reader who loves to learn about words. Andi Diehn has a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing, so her approach is to make vocabulary shine. The titles start with a lively poem to introduce the topic. Next, the author shows how words can have one or more meanings in everyday usage. Finally, she exposes readers to the more specific definitions of the terminology as it is used in the physical sciences and delves into the concepts.

The creative and textured illustrations  by Shululu (the pen name of artist Hui Li) add just the right amount of fun to every page.”


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Author-Illustrator

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Andi Diehn

Andi Diehn is a writer, editor, and book critic with a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College. She has published dozens of articles, stories, and essays and spent many hours volunteering in her sons’ classrooms. She lives in Enfield, New Hampshire, with her family.

author image

Shululu

Shululu (Hui Li) has always been driven by curiosity. She received a PhD in computational chemistry from the University of Chicago. Her research has been published in the world’s most influential science journals, including Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. She is devoted to bringing joy and science to young readers through fun illustrations! She lives with her husband in New York, NY.