Investigating Sound

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LernerClassroom, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
Looks at what sound is, and examines how it moves through and interacts with different types of matter.

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Chapter 1 What Is Sound?
Chapter 2 Sound Waves
Chapter 3 The Speed Of Sound
Chapter 4 Making Music
Chapter 5 Sounds We Cant Hear
Learn More About Sound
IndexPhoto Acknowledgments
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Sally M. Walker has been a children's book writer for over 20 years. Most of her books are nonfiction and present various science topics to young readers. Fossil Fish Found Alive is the story of the hunt for the elusive fish called the coelacanth. Sally also enjoys combining science investigation with historical topics. Her book Secrets of a Civil War Submarine , which won the 2006 Robert F. Sibert Medal, tells about the history, loss, and re-discovery of the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in battle. Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland takes readers on archaeological expeditions, where the forensic analysis of colonial settlers' bones helps us to understand their lives. Sally especially enjoys writing narrative nonfiction that captures the reader's attention with a true story. She is also the author of 2019 Orbis Pictus Honor Book Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut .

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