Just a second : a different way to look at time / Steve Jenkins.
- ISBN: 9780618708963 (hardback)
- ISBN: 0618708960 (hardback)
- Description:  p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2011.
- 13 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 20 total copies.
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|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)||Available||-|
|Everett - Parlin Memorial||Children's Nonfiction||j529/Jenkins (Text to phone)||In process||-|
|Everett - Shute Memorial||Children's Nonfiction||j529/Jenkins (Text to phone)||Offline||-|
|Gloucester||Children's Nonfiction||J/529/Jenkins (Text to phone)||Checked out||03/19/2014|
|Lynn||Children's Picture Books||j/EASY/Jenkins (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Lynn||Children's Fiction||j/EASY/Jenkins (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)||Checked out||03/31/2014|
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|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.
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