Snowflake Bentley

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin,
Pub. Date:
[1998]
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 830L
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"Of all the forms of water the tiny six-pointed crystals of ice called snow are incomparably the most beautiful and varied." -- Wilson Bentley (1865-1931)

From the time he was a small boy in Vermont, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley's enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his patience and determination revealed two important truths: no two snowflakes are alike; and each one is startlingly beautiful. His story is gracefully told and brought to life in lovely woodcuts, giving children insight into a soul who had not only a scientist's vision and perseverance but a clear passion for the wonders of nature. Snowflake Bentley won the 1999 Caldecott Medal.

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ISBN:
9780547248295
9780395861622
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 4.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 830L
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subject_facetBentley, W. A. -- (Wilson Alwyn), -- 1865-1931 -- Juvenile literature
Meteorologists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Nature photography -- Juvenile literature
Photographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Scientists
Snow
Snowflakes -- Juvenile literature
title_displaySnowflake Bentley
title_fullSnowflake Bentley / Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrated by Mary Azarian
title_shortSnowflake Bentley
topic_facetBentley, W. A
Meteorologists
Nature photography
Photographers
Scientists
Snow
Snowflakes