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MSB: Inside the Earth

MSB: Inside the Earth

by Joanna Cole, Scholastic Illustrated by Bruce Degen

What a mess! The kids in Ms. Frizzle's class have been studying animals' homes. There's a beehive, a wasp's nest, an ant farm — even a beaver lodge right in the classroom. It's a relief when the Friz announces, "Today we start something new." They are going to study earth science.

For homework, the kids are supposed to bring in rocks. But when they show up with everything from concrete to muddy Styrofoam, Ms. Frizzle decides it's time for a field trip. All aboard the Magic School Bus! The class digs through the earth's crust, then travels straight to the center of the earth and out the other side — through the mouth of a volcano! Rock collecting has never been quite like this!

Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
3.6
Lexile Measure
500L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Adventure, Informational Text

About the Authors and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Joanna Cole Children's author Joanna Cole's work includes The Magic School Bus series.
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Contributor Image Alt Tag Bruce Degen Children's book author Bruce Degen's work includes The Magic School Bus Series.

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