Snowflake Bentley

Snowflake Bentley

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.

Genre: Biography

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


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