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Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Tracy Hill (illustrator)

Publisher: Remedia Publications ISBN: 9781561759477

Get answers in this nonfiction storybook to your fascinating questions! Colorful pictures, short sentences, and a small amount of predictable text per page make this book perfect for reluctant and struggling readers. I Wonder Series

Spacing Out

Kyla Steinkraus (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919072

Paisley and Ben travel to other planets to find out if life exists beyond Earth.

Twist in Time

J.L. Anderson (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919164

Paisley and Ben build a time machine so they can see first-hand what dinosaurs looked like.

Kitchen Chaos

J.L. Anderson (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919157

Paisley and Ben travel to another solar system to find ingredients for an out of this world bake sale treat.

Magnetic Mess

J.L. Anderson (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919133

Debris from space is hurtling toward the school. Paisley and pals scramble to build something to divert disaster.

Mercury

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673038

Did you know that as high-speed Mercury zooms through space it travels 31 miles (50 km) every second, or that a year on Mercury lasts just 88 days? And did you know that if Earth were the size of a baseball, little Mercury would be no bigger than a ping-pong ball? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the planet thats closest to the Sun, Mercury. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

The Moon

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673090

Did you know that the Moon is the only place in the universe where humans have stood, apart from Earth? Or that about 81 Moons could fit inside Earth? And did you know that scientists believe the Moon was once part of Earthuntil another planet crashed into Earth, breaking off the giant piece of rock that became our Moon? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to Earths nearest space neighbor, The Moon. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Venus

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673052

Did you know that Venus shines so brightly in the night sky that sometimes it actually casts shadows here on Earth? Or that a single day on Venus lasts as long as 243 days on Earth? Or that Venus is so hot that even robots cant survive on its scorching surface? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the most deadly planet in the solar system, Venus. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Jupiter

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673137

Did you know that giant Jupiter has over 60 moons? Or that one of Jupiter's moons, Ganymede, is so big that it's actually larger than the planet Mercury? And did you know that there is a massive hurricane-like storm on Jupiter that is big enough to fit three Earths inside? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Neptune

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673199

Did you know that on Neptune there are winds that blow six times faster than the most powerful hurricanes on Earth? Or that scientists have discovered that Neptune has 13 moons, but there might still be more to find? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the furthest planet from the Sun, Neptune. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Pluto and the Dwarf Planets

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673212

Did you know that Pluto is so far from the Sun that if you stood on its surface, the Sun would look like a bright, twinkling star, and nothing like the giant, shining Sun that we see from Earth? Or that scientists didnt even know that the largest dwarf planet, Eris, existed until 2005? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the newest lineup of objects in the solar system, Pluto and the Dwarf Planets. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

The Sun

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673014

Did you know that the Sun is so enormous that one million Earths could fit inside it? Or that light from the Sun travels across space for eight and a half minutes before it reaches us? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the star at the center of our solar system, The Sun.Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Mars

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673113

Did you know that Mars has two moons and that they both look like lumpy baked potatoes? Or that Mars has a giant volcano that is 17 miles (27 km) tall, which is big enough to completely cover Arizona here on Earth? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the planet that is covered by rusty, red dust, Mars. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Uranus

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673175

Did you know that scientists think this planet spins sideways because at some time during its life, it collided with another giant space object that knocked it onto its side? Or that a year on Uranus lasts as long as 84 years on Earth? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the seventh planet from the Sun, Uranus. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Saturn

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673151

Did you know that Saturn's rings are made up of billions of bits of rock that can be as tiny as specks of dust, or as large as skyscrapers? And did you know that Saturn is the lightest planet in the solar system and would float in waterif you could find a bathtub big enough to hold it? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the planet with the incredible rocky rings, Saturn. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673236

Did you know that a comet is like a big, rocky snowball with a tail of gas and dust millions of miles long? Or that an asteroid can be as small as a car, or as big as a mountain? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the icy, rocky voyagers of the solar system that so often hit the headlines: Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Earth

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673076

Did you know that Earth is zooming around the Sun at about 66,000 miles per hour (107,000 km/h)? Or that Earths crust is made of giant pieces that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle? And did you know that there are huge mountains under the ocean, and enough salt in the oceans to cover the whole Earth with a salty layer as high as a 50-story building? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the planet in the solar system that we call home, Earth. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space and earth photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Do You Really Want to Visit The Moon?

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534044

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Mars, learns about the harsh conditions on the rocky red planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Mars vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Jupiter?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534051

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Jupiter, learns about the harsh conditions on the biggest planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Jupiter vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Saturn?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534068

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Saturn, learns about the harsh conditions on the gas planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Saturn vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Uranus?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534082

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Uranus, learns about the harsh conditions on the planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Uranus vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Mars?

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534037

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to the Moon, visits the sites from the Apollo missions, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Moon vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Neptune?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534075

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Neptune and the outer reaches of the solar system, learns about the harsh conditions on the planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Neptune vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Venus?

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534020

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Venus, learns about the extremely hot and harsh conditions on the planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Venus vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Mercury?

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534013

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Mercury, learns about the harsh conditions on the rocky planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Mercury vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.