Chemistry: Investigate the Matter That Makes Up Your World

Carla Mooney (Author) Samuel Carbaugh (Illustrator)

Product Details

$17.95  $16.51
Nomad Press (VT)
Publish Date
May 10, 2016
8.0 X 10.0 X 0.3 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author

Carla Mooney is the author of several books for young readers including Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation, The Industrial Revolution: Investigate How Science and Technology Changed the World, Explore Rivers and Ponds! With 25 Projects, Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics, and The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head . Her work has appeared in many magazines including Highlights, Faces, and Learning Through History. Carla lives in Pittsburgh, PA. Samuel Carbaugh is a freelance cartoonist and illustrator. He has illustrated several books for Nomad Press, including Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation and Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future. Most recently he wrote and illustrated Comics: Investigate the History and Technology of American Cartooning. He works with many colleges and companies to create informational comics and illustrations. Sam lives in Grand Rapids, MI.


National Science Teachers Association: "Chemistry is a short but sweet book that packs a powerful punch of learning about matter on every page. . . Chemistry is a very readable, motivating, and highly interactive resource designed to promote a love of learning about the world of matter for any middle school student."

Children's Literature
Atomic theory, the Periodic Table, states of matter, acid and base chemistry, and nuclear chemistry are just a few of the topics explored in this concise overview of general chemistry. Well-written, scientifically accurate descriptions provide a useful impression of each topic, without overwhelming the reader with too much scientific jargon.

Booklist ". . .Designed to help stimulate interest in science, this volume presents the material in a methodical but varied and interesting manner, beginning with the basic building blocks."

SWON Libraries Consortium ". . . The text is colorful, engaging and concise while appealing to multiple types of learners through visuals, text and additional activities. . . .Recommended for purchase in public and school libraries for grades 6-9. This text would also be a stellar classroom resource for many teachers."

School Library Journal ". . . Those with a science bent will find the information easily accessible and concise, while those with little interest will be drawn to the colorful graphic illustrations and highlighted sidebars. The experiments provided will inspire and encourage further discovery of the world of science."

School Library Connection ". . . This is a unique reference resource for upper elementary through high school students that want to learn more about the subject. Recommended."