Solids and liquids are matter, which is anything that takes up space. A solid can hold its own shape, but a liquid takes on the shape of its container. This nonfiction Beginning-to-Read book contains high-frequency words and content vocabulary. Connecting Concepts pages include a word list along with activities to strengthen early science and literacy skills, such as understanding nonfiction text, science in the real world, science and academic language, fluency, and finding further information. Aligns with Next Generation Science Standards for Grades K-3. Note to Caregiver provided.