The Elements, by Dan Green and Sue Malyan
Discover More: Elements addresses all of those tough, important, yet exciting questions that kids love to ask. What are we made of? What keeps us and our universe in motion? Much more than just a walk through the periodic table, this book explains the tremendous forces of star birth and death that create elements. It chronicles the history of their discovery and the impact of their science on every aspect of our daily lives. Packed with beautiful photographs and modern graphics make apparently ordinary substances look as extraordinary as they actually are.