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Science verse

Author: Jon Scieszka; Lane Smith
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the teacher tells his class that they can hear the poetry of science in everything, a student is struck with a curse and begins hearing nothing but science verses that sound very much like some well-known poems.
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Genre/Form: Occult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Miscellanea
Poetry
Miscellanea Juvenile fiction
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile poetry
Miscellanea Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Scieszka; Lane Smith
ISBN: 0670910570 9780670910571 0670062693 9780670062690
OCLC Number: 54500768
Performer(s): Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith, readers on the accompanying CD.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Contents: Evolution --
Water cycle --
Lovely --
Twink --
Dino-sore --
Food chain --
Gobblebooky --
Why scientists don't write nursery rhymes --
Scientific method at the bat --
Skeletal study --
You're it --
Mini ha ha (or, the atomic joke is on you)--
What's the matter? --
Senseless lab of Professor Revere --
Amoeba --
Changes --
"Twas the night --
Astronaut stopping by a planet on a snowy evening.
Responsibility: Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith.
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What if a boring lesson about the food chain became a sing-aloud celebration of predators and their prey? This book features rhyme and verse on a scientific theme.  Read more...

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Clever and often droll, the verse ably juggles facts, meter, and rhyme schemes and usually reflects a student s point of view: grossed out by the human body, bored by yet another year of dinosaur Read more...

 
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