The Magic School Bus Takes a Moonwalk

Strengths: Fun for the little kids, diverse children shown exploring the moon
Weaknesses:  Not enough science to bother
Recommendation: Skip it.

Title: The Magic School Bus Takes a Moonwalk
Author: Joanna Cole
Series: Magic School Bus (easy reader version)
Publisher: Scholastic, 2004
ISBN: 978-0-439-68400-2
This is not the Magic School Bus series that is jam-packed with interesting information and humor. This is the easy reader version, with minimal text and only a few call-outs with more facts.

FLL Jr teams are going to need a range of books, to accommodate younger teams where the coach reads aloud to the team and older teams who'll be able to individually tackle texts of various reading levels.  Having said that, I can't figure out where this book would fit in, even for the very youngest teams.  There's too little here to help FLL Jr teams learn about moon science.

My five year old (who just finished her rookie year of FLL Jr) enjoyed the book (because Magic School Bus), but didn't learn anything from it.

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