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Collection: Materials topic books

Materials topic books is a collection of appealing children's fiction and nonfiction chosen to support this science curriculum topic.

Browse our collection or purchase the Best Books for Materials easy purchase pack.

This collection of fiction and nonfiction provides opportunities for talking about materials in everyday contexts. Discover where materials come from and use our story selections for jumping-off points to creative exploration and science investigations.

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  • The Glassmaker's Daughter
    The Glassmakers Daughter

    5+ 7+

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  • Nano

    7+

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  • Plastic past, present, and future
    Plastic: past, present and future

    5+ 7+

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  • Let's Build a House

    5+

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  • The Tale of a Toothbrush: A Story of Plastic in Our Oceans
    The Tale of the Toothbrush

    3+ 5+

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  • The Great Paper Caper

    5+

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  • Discovering Science: What are Materials?
    Discovering Science: What are Materials?

    5+ 7+

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  • Wood

    5+

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  • Water

    5+

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  • Why is Ice Slippery?

    7+ 9+

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  • Be a Scientist: Investigating Magnets
    Be a Scientist: Investigating Magnets

    5+ 7+

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  • Somebody Swallowed Stanley
    Somebody Swallowed Stanley

    5+ 7+

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  • Extra Yarn
    Extra Yarn

    7+

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  • Rock

    5+

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  • Plastic

    5+

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  • A House in the Woods
    A House in the Woods

    5+

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