Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Snowflake Bentley

Title:               Snowflake Bentley
Category:       Picture book
Grade:            1 - 4
Author:          Jacqueline Briggs Martin
Illustrator:      Mary Azarian
Publisher:       Houghton Mifflin
Date:               1998
Pages:             32

A simply told biography of “Snowflake” Bentley, the man who first photographed snowflakes.  He called his photos his gift to the world.

Many pages include sidebars with interesting trivia that supports the main story.  This would be a good resource for a unique school project or biographical report.


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