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What if there were an army of indie booksellers enthusiastically reading and reviewing practically every new book coming out in the next year, and what if the books they were the most excited about, the books they couldn't wait to push into their customers' hands with a breathless "You've GOT to read this!" (virtually or otherwise), the ones with all the nine- and ten-star ratings were carefully curated and collected in a handy list? Well, all we can say is...KEEP READING!

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This nonfiction picture book will make it fun to learn about the water cycle, from water to steam and from clouds to rain and back again.

Younger kids will like the poetic, rhyming text, and older kids will learn something new with all the water cycle facts.

And the beautiful illustrations add something even more.

Water Is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle by Miranda Paul (Roaring Brook Press) Recommended by Melissa at Fiction Addiction Greenville SC