Clouds! is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts, addressing Literacy.RI.2.7 and Literacy.L.2.5a. Full-page color photographs and narrative nonfiction text help readers learn about how clouds form and what kind of weather they bring as they study some of the foundational concepts of meteorology. A graphic organizer is included. This book should be paired with “What the Clouds Are Telling You" (9781477723098) from the Rosen Common Core Readers Program to provide the alternative point of view on the same topic.