Monday, March 3, 2014

Nonfiction Monday

For Nonfiction Monday  --  "The Elements by Dan Green.

Green's book is a title in Scholastic's Discover More series which provides readers with material at varied reading levels and includes a downloadable book for additional reading.

Green targets middle school expert readers with his well organized text.  He opens with How to Discover More which offers the audience a visual guide to the various components such as Element Info, Fact Boxes, Fantastic Facts, etc. as well as information on the Digital Book Companion.
A side bar labeled More Here provides information about Suggested Reading, Places to Visit, Experiments, a Mini Glossary and more. Each page is dense with text, photographs and illustrations which make them informative and visually interesting and invite readers to explore and discover.

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