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Science Fair Day (edition 2008)

by Lynn Plourde, Thor Wickstrom (Illustrator)

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Title:Science Fair Day
Authors:Lynn Plourde
Other authors:Thor Wickstrom (Illustrator)
Info:Dutton Juvenile (2008), Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:**1/2
Tags:easy, k-3, science

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2. Lynn Plourde’s book, “Science Fair Day,” is about how important curiosity is in not only a classroom, but also in life. I enjoyed this book for three reasons. First, the setting takes place in a contemporary world involving a classroom, and the characters act realistically. By doing so, this picture book relates to students and their experiences. The main character, Ima Kindanozee, is believable through illustrations and language. Second, I like that the characters are displayed to suit all types of students in a regular classroom. As you flip the pages throughout the book, each student’s science fair project is unique and offers interesting facts and questions. So, I like how the author stresses the importance of asking questions to gain more knowledge. Ima Kindanozee represents extremely curious personalities in that she did not receive an award, but was clearly accepted by her teacher for her inquisitive nature. Third, the font of the writing takes into consideration of characters at the age and gender of the book. For example, the font looks handwritten rather than formally typed. So, the font of the writing makes the overall big idea of curiosity, acceptable as a personal character trait. In addition to the writing, I like how the short, concise sentences engage the age specific audience of this picture book. ( )
  kacieforest | Feb 21, 2015 |
Ima loves to ask questions. She wants to know everything she possibly can about all of the things around her. Today, at her school, is Science Fair Day, and Ima is thrilled. She goes from classmate to classmate, asking question after question, and causing disaster after disaster. In the end however, her teacher realizes she has no project of her own. However, Ima has a ton of notes-999 pages worth! When her teacher sees this, she knows what will suite Ima the best, the newspaper, beause she has "a nose for news." ( )
  slbenne1 | Nov 24, 2014 |
Mrs. Sheperds' class is preparing for science fair day. Everything needs to be perfectly perfect for Principal Helm. Curious student Ima is making that near impossible for the rest of her class though. Ima's curious ways work out for everyone when Ima gives Principal Helm a tour of the class' science projects and ask all the right questions. This book is great to get students excited about science! ( )
  jpons | Sep 7, 2014 |
Science Fair Day is about a girl who is extremely curious; unfortunately, she also seems to be very clumsy which leads to many mishaps which are throughout the story. This would be a funny book to read to students teaching them that while it is good to be curious, sometimes you should just be quiet and listen rather than asking too many questions. ( )
  crfonten | Apr 27, 2013 |
Today was the science fair and everyone was so excited to make their project. Ima was more excited than everyone she was very observant of things. She asked a lot of questions all the time. Instead of working on her project she was too busy asking everyone questions about their projects. Well she didn't just ask question she touched things she wasn't supposed to touch. She ended up messing up a lot of projects. It was time for judging and the principal came in but no one was ready. So she was going to come back in a few minutes. Well Ima doesn't give up she continues asking questions and messing things up. It was time for the principal to come in. The teacher asked Ima about her project and Ima showed her. She wrote down everything she saw and asked it was 999 pages. Since Ima did all of this she gave the tour! Ima didn't get a ribbon but she sure does have a "good nose for news". This is a great book to read to children for fun on a day of the science fair. ( )
  jaimie919 | Apr 22, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0525478787, Hardcover)

Ima Kindanozee likes to know anything and everything going on around her. She always asks plenty of questions. And the perfect day to ask questions is Science Fair Day. But perhaps she doesn?t need to flip that switch on Josephina?s spaceship project, or touch that bone on Dewey?s dinosaur skeleton in order to find her answers. Will Mrs. Shepherd be able to put Ima?s snoopiness to good use before the principal arrives to judge the science fair?

This fifth story about the silly students in Mrs. Shepherd?s class has the same endearing and funny chemistry as its predecessors.

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On Science Fair Day, Ima Kindanozee proves that she is the most inquisitive student in Mrs. Shepherd's class.

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