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The Drop in My Drink: The Story of Water on Our Planet

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Water is a part of your everyday life. But when you fill a glass with water, did you ever stop to wonder where it comes from? Water was present during the Earth's dramatic formation billions of years ago. It has carved out canyons and worn away coastlines. It has spent thousands of years at the bottom of an ancient sea, and traveled for just a few hours as vapor in a cloud ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Viking Juvenile (first published 1998)
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The Drop in my Drink, The Story of water on our planet written by Meredith Hooper, illustrated by Chris Coady – Non-Fiction picture book – I specifically purchased this book for two of my year levels’ inquiry units when they were focusing on “How the World Works” and water inquiry projects. It is one of those books that is lengthy but drives the powerful message of the importance of water home to the reader. Especially if you want readers to understand how important and long water is to sustaini ...more
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Book Title: The Drop In My Drink: The Story of Water On Our Planet
Author/ Illustrator: Meredith Hooper/Chris Coady
Reading Level: 4.9
Book Level: k-3
Book Summary: This is a nice detailed book about water. It talks about the importance of water to all living things as well as the water cycle. It goes beyond the basics of the water cycle and gives many details about things, living and non-living and how they are cared for by the water.
The writers traits are organization and ideas. This book is ver
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Dec 15, 2015 Sheilagh rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book has lovely illustrations and bright colors. It also lends a poetic voice to the science of water. But I don't understand why there are unpolished sentences like, "The water our Earth began with," or why the author makes words like "cave" possessive. Surely one may teach science artfully without sacrificing basic grammar.
Bonnie Pohlig
This gives a very detailed description of the history of water, all the way back to the creation of the earth. It also demonstrates the effects of water on land. Upper grade students would enjoy reading this to learn more about water.
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Meredith Hooper uses the storybook form in WHO BUILT THE PYRAMID? to make the latest research accessible for a young audience. Meredith Hooper is an historian by training and the author of many books,
ranging in subject from Antarctica to aviation, from the history of water to the history of inventions.
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