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Things that float and things that don't

Author: David A Adler; Anna Raff
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"An apple floats in a tub of water, but a ball of aluminum foil sinks to the bottom. But wait. If that same ball of foil is flattened out and shaped into a boat, it floats! How can that be? David A. Adler's clear, concise text and Anna Raff's delightful illustrations explain the basic principles of flotation and density in a way that will really sink in"--
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adler, David A.
Things that float and things that don't.
New York : Holiday House, c2013
(OCoLC)855266548
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Adler; Anna Raff
ISBN: 9780823428625 0823428621
OCLC Number: 827848749
Awards: NSTA outstanding science trade book for students K-12, 2014.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 volume (32 unnumbered pages) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Responsibility: by David A. Adler ; illustrated by Anna Raff.

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"An apple floats in a tub of water, but a ball of aluminum foil sinks to the bottom. But wait. If that same ball of foil is flattened out and shaped into a boat, it floats! How can that be? David A. Adler's clear, concise text and Anna Raff's delightful illustrations explain the basic principles of flotation and density in a way that will really sink in"--

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Things That Float and Things That Don't

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2013-10-16) Very Good Permalink

A nice, simple, humorous description of density and floatation. My favorite parts were the illustrations with the fish in them. There is an annoying typo on page 13 in the section about clay. This could be...
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