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What makes fire burn? / Walter LaPlante.

LaPlante, Walter, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch E 541.3 LAP (Text) 34207002011477 JNE Reshelving -
Greentown Children's Library - Greentown 541.361E LAPLANTE (Text) 75342000338411 Easy Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781482438468 (library bound)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Make a wish -- Matter basics -- The power of three -- It's on fire! -- Flames -- Giving fire -- Harmful fire.
Summary, etc.: There are a lot of ways to start a fire: flint and steel, matches, a magnifying glass and sunlight. However it starts, all fire needs oxygen, fuel, and heat. To some, it may almost seem like magic, but there is a complicated chemical reaction taking place when a fire is lit! Readers will learn what makes fire burn simply through age-appropriate language and content. Full-color photographs compliment the main content and are followed by an illustrated graphic organizer that shows the process step-by-step.
Target Audience Note: 530 Lexile.
Subject: Fire > Juvenile literature.
Combustion > Juvenile literature.

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