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Just a second : a different way to look at time / Steve Jenkins.

Jenkins, Steve. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780618708963 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0618708960 (hardback)
  • Description: [30] p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011.

Available copies

  • 18 of 19 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 19 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Children's Nonfiction juv QB 209.5 J456 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Children's Nonfiction j529/Jenkins (Text to Phone) In process -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Children's Nonfiction j529/Jenkins (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Children's Nonfiction j529/Jenkins (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Children's Nonfiction J/529/Jenkins (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynn Children's Fiction j/EASY/Jenkins (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynn Children's Picture Books j/EASY/Jenkins/Storage (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Children's Nonfiction Children's / QB 209.5 .J456 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Children's Nonfiction J 529 JENKINS (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Children's Nonfiction J 529 Jenkins (Text to Phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Contents Note: In one second -- In one minute -- In one hour -- In one day -- In one week -- In one month -- In one year -- Very quick -- Very long.
Summary: "This non-fiction picture book explores time and how we think about it in a different way - as a series of events in the natural world (some of them directly observable, others not) that take place in a given unit of time. Steve Jenkins' extraordinary illustrations will accompany this engaging look at time. Just a Second is visualized as a linear series of illustrations and captions, starting with a second, a minute, an hour, a month, and a year. What happens in a second? A gnat beats its wings 1000 times. A hummingbird beats its wings 75 times. A shrew's heart beats 13 times. A bat squeaks and listens for an echo 10 times. A dropped stone falls 16 feet. Earth travels 18 miles in its trip around the sun. A cheetah can run 100 feet"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Time > Juvenile literature.
Nature > Juvenile literature.

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