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Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This non-fiction picture book explores time and how we think about it in a different way - as a series of events in the natural world (some of them directly observable, others not) that take place in a given unit of time. Steve Jenkins' extraordinary illustrations will accompany this engaging look at time. Just a Second is visualized as a linear series of illustrations and captions, starting with a second, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jenkins, Steve.
Just a second.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011
(DLC) 2011002104
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Jenkins
ISBN: 9780547677804 0547677804
OCLC Number: 774281362
Awards: Short-listed for Grand Canyon Reader Award (Nonfiction) 2014
Short-listed for Beehive Awards (Informational) 2014
Description: 1 online resource ([30] pages) : color illustrations
Contents: In one second --
In one minute --
In one hour --
In one day --
In one week --
In one month --
In one year --
Very quick --
Very long.
Responsibility: Steve Jenkins.

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What can happen in just a second, a minute, or an hour? How can we measure time? What exactly is time? In this title, the author brings forth different ways to think about time beyond the hands we  Read more...

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-This subtly philosophical examination of time, scale, and the mechanics of life is all but certain to leave readers reconsidering the world and their place in it.--- Publishers Weekly, starred Read more...

 
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