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Time Is When

3.59  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
What is time? This question, asked nearly fifty years ago by author Beth Gleick’s young son, prompted her to answer in a picture book for preschoolers, using simple language and familiar scenes: “In one second, you can bounce a ball, or jump, or say hello, or turn a page.”

Beth Gleick’s clean turn of phrase cleverly explains the passing of seconds, minutes, hours, on up thr
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 9th 2008 by Tundra Books
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Molly
Mar 04, 2010 Molly rated it liked it
A clear, simple explanation of time. I like that it gives examples of what you can do in a second, what you can do in a minute, etc. This was helpful for the kids.
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Mar 09, 2015 Shahd Rdawi rated it it was amazing
Easy,lovely book to read it to your children or your students like me to explain them that time is when!
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Jan 25, 2012 Sarah rated it really liked it
I have a really vivid memory of reading this at the Whetstone branch, but when I looked for the title to recommend for someone looking for books about time for preschoolers it wasn't on my list!
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