Journey into Space

Susan Glass (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992645

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This book explores humankind's journey into space, from the first telescopes to the International Space Station. Reading Essentials in Science.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Astronomy & Space Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
English (US)
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