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2014 Award
Beneath the Sun
( by Melissa Stewart/ illus. Constance Bergum, Charlesbridge $16.99 Score: )

A handsome and informative young science book that explains how the animals deal with the heat of summer days. How the spittlebug stays cool by squirting out a froth of white goo and nestles down inside the bubbles hidden in the leaves. It shows us animals in the desert, in the meadow, in the sea all have their special ways of dealing with the sun. Handsome illustrations add much. 4-8

Age: Preschool, Early School Years. Review Published: Click here to purchase the product on

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