Now the most respected name in reference has all the answers for kids...Drawing on the over five million reference requests The New York Public Library receives every year, this book presents a collection of the most intriguing and challenging questions about our planet, just for young adults. Written in question and answer format, and packed with informative lists, sidebars, and illustrations, The New York Public Library Incredible Earth explores ancient fossils, devastating earthquakes, explosive volcanoes, huge glaciers, vast oceans, and much much more...What color were the dinosaurs? Where did Earth's moon come from? What is a light year? How are caves formed? What is a volcanic bomb? How hot is lava? Why is the ocean blue? What are the longest rivers? These are other often-asked questions are all answered here. Features pullout 3-D Globe THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY's bestselling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The Book Answers, and The Student's Desk Reference. ANN-JEANETTE CAMPBELL writes and edits children's books out of here home in Brooklyn, New York. RONALD ROOD is the author of many award-winning books for children.
He has spoken at hundreds of schools throughout the U.S. and resides in Lincoln, Vermont.
Table of Contents
The Beginning of the Universe. The Beginning of Life. Earth Inside and Out. Volcanoes. Earthquakes. Oceans. Freshwater. Weather. Extreme Weather. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARYa s bestselling reference books include The New York Public Library Desk Reference, The New York Public Library Book of Answers, and The New York Public Library Studenta s Desk Reference. ANN--JEANETTE CAMPBELL writes and edits childrena s books out of her home in Brooklyn, New York. RONALD ROOD is the author of many award--winning books for children. He has spoken at hundreds of schools throughout the United States and resides in Lincoln, Vermont.