Thunder Underground

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By Jane Yolen
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Thunder Underground
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In this collection of poems, noted childrens poet Jane Yolen takes readers on an expedition underground, exploring everything from animal burrows and human creations, like subways, near the surfaceto ancient cities and fossils, lower downto caves, magma, and Earths tectonic plates, deeper still below our feet. At the same time, in Josae Masses rich art, a girl and boy, accompanied by several animals, go on a fantastic underground journey. This book contains science, poetry, and an adventure story all rolled into one. But its also more than that: In these poems we see that beneath us are the past, present, futurehistory, truth, and story. This thoughtprovoking collection will evoke a sense of wonder and awe in readers, as they discover the mysterious world underneath us.

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1018 words1,018 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile 900LLexile 900L
Grade K to 5Grade K to 5
Age 5-10Age 5-10
Published 2017Published 2017

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