- Snowflake Bentley, by Jacqueline Briggs Martin … tells the story of Wilson Bentley’s passion for snowflakes, how he photographed their beauty, and revealed that no two snowflakes are alike
- The Secret Life of a Snowflake, by Kenneth Libbrecht … is “an up-close look at the art & science of snowflakes” filled with amazing photos and great facts.
- The Snow Show, by Carolyn Fisher … a fun to read book about how snowflakes are made
- The Story of Snow, by Mark Cassino … discusses the science of snow crystals
A couple of the books describe the different types of snowflakes and how they are formed. So, we waited for the perfect day for fresh snowflakes to fall so that we could catch them on a black piece of paper and study them up close and try to identify what type.
After our careful examination we’re pretty sure these are mainly Stellar Dendrites with maybe a few Stellar Plates mixed in. Pretty cool, huh!