A 2014 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12! Every summer children enjoy watching fireflies twinkling in the twilight, but after reading this book, they’ll see the insects with new eyes. Share Next Time You See a Firefly with a child. Discover why fireflies flash and how they live secret lives underground before coming out to fill the evening with their glimmers of light. Together you’ll also realize that if you catch fireflies, you must let them go: Fireflies have a lot to do! Awaken a sense of wonder in a child with the Next Time You See series from NSTA Kids. The books will inspire elementary-age children to experience the enchantment of everyday phenomena such as insects, seashells, and sunsets. Free supplementary activities are available on the NSTA website. Especially designed to be experienced with an adult—be it a parent, teacher, or friend—Next Time You See books serve as a reminder that you don’t have to look far to find something remarkable in nature.
About the Author
Emily Morgan is an author-educator who knows how to connect with children both intellectually and emotionally. A former elementary and middle school teacher, she coauthors the series Picture-Perfect Science and the “Teaching Through Trade Books” column in Science and Children, NSTA’s elementary-level journal, and is the author of the Next Time You See series from NSTA Press.