The following books and websites contain additional information, activities, and enrichment options. The books may be available through publishers, distributors such as bookstores or online retailers, or library systems.

For Students

All About Sounds
Lisa Trumbauer, Children's Press, 2004
Sounds All Around
Wendy Pfeffer and Holly Keller, HarperTrophy, 1999
Sound: Loud, Soft, High, and Low
Natalie M. Rosinsky, Picture Window Books, 2002
The Listening Walk
Paul Showers, HarperTrophy, 1993
You Can't Smell a Flower with Your EAR!
Joanna Cole, Sagebrush, 1999

For Teachers

Hearing Sounds
Sally Hewitt, Children's Press, 1999


Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the World

For additional websites, see the Best of the Net feature at and sites recommended by the National Science Teachers Association at