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Children's Science Dictionary.

STEVEN R. KLEINEDLER, ED.

This vividly illustrated dictionary presents scientific concepts in a straightforward manner. More than 2,600 entries cover all areas of science. Snapshot biographies of famous scientists capture the essence of individual contributions. Boxes titled "Did You Know?" appear randomly throughout the volume. These notes encourage children's curiosity about such things as how hot lightning is and why a chameleon changes color. Recommended for ages 9 to 12. HM, 2003, 280p., color photos/illus., hardcover, $17.95.
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Date:Sep 20, 2003
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