The Trouble With Ants

The Trouble With Ants

Book - 2015 | First edition.
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"The trouble with ants is . . . . . . people think they're boring. . . . they are not cuddly. . . . who would ever want them for a pet? Nora Alpers is using her new notebook to record the behavior of ants. Why? Because they are fascinating! Unfortunately, no one agrees with her. Her mom is not happy about them being in the house, and when Nora brings her ant farm to school for show and tell, her classmates are not very impressed. They are more interested in cat videos, basketball practice, or trying to set a Guinness World Record (although Nora wouldn't mind that). Mostly they are distracted by the assignment their teacher Coach Joe has given them-to write a persuasive speech and change people's minds about something. Will Nora convince her friends that ants are as interesting as she thinks they are? Or will everyone still think of ants as nothing but trouble? With real science facts, a classroom backdrop, an emphasis on friendship, and appealing black-and-white interior illustrations from artist Katie Kath, The Nora Notebooks is perfect for newly independent readers-especially budding scientists like Nora!-and adults who want to encourage awareness of STEM subjects in young readers."
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780385391634
9780385391610
Branch Call Number: J FIC Mills
Characteristics: 164 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Kath, Katie - Illustrator

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