Bibliographic Information: Martin, J. B., & Azarian, M. (1998). Snowflake Bentley. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Brief Annotation: The story of an amazing scientist, who loved to take pictures of snowflakes and how he discovered that no snowflake is ever the same.
Grade Level: 2-5
Readers who will like this: Children who like non-fiction; children who like learning about people; children who enjoy science.
Rating/ Response: 5- This is a very well written book that explains the story of a self-taught scientist and his work.
One question you would ask before a read aloud: If you were a scientist, what would you like to explore?
Reading strategy: Science
Rationale for strategy: This a great story to introduce the names of scientists and what kid of research they do.
Posted by: Yesenia Corral