"Floods": Quick, Informative Book for Kids

Floods by Libby KoponenFloods by Libby Koponen is a very interesting book for fourth graders and up. Kids can learn a lot about floods from this quick, easy read of only 43 pages.

The book starts with a few true and false questions; the reader can find the answers later in the book. The book includes information about rice plants growing under water; how flooding can be good for the land in some places; and the sinking city of Venice, Italy.

Children will learn about different kinds of water barriers to control water flow and flooding.  They can improve vocabulary from the important words list in the back of the book. This book has other resources, including places to visit, organizations and websites that provide more information about water.  So, encourage your child to make a splash and read.