This Young Readers Series book summarizes the history and science of electricity in a way that captures young readers right into the story line. This well-crafted story is appropriate for ages 7-9 and but does not exclude any scientific words and concepts, making the book an informative and resourceful. There is a nice balance between text and colorful illustration to help young readers visually imagine the information being taught. Teachers may use this book as a resource before teaching a lesson on circuits or electricity. It may be used as a resource for students if they were to research the history of electricity. This book is an amazing book to help young readers develop an understanding for electricity.
Claybourne, Anna, and Kevin Hopgood. The Shocking Story of Electricity. London: Usborne, 2006. Print.