Science fun in Chicagoland a guide for parents and teachers ; describing over 1,000 resources, including over 600 from around the country by Thomas W. Sills

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StatementThomas W. Sills.
GenreBibliography, Catalogs., Catalogs, Juvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsQ158.5 .S54 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL56848M
ISBN 100964409615
LC Control Number99072233

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Creating this list of science-themed early chapter books was quite an education for me. I certainly learned a few new facts along the way. If your child always has his nose in a non-fiction, fact-filled book and you’re wondering how you can sneak in a little fiction, these early chapter books may be just the ticket.

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