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Venus

Ariel Kazunas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800938

Venus is the closest planet to Earth, and it is also very similar in size. Learn all about "Earth's twin".

Saturn

Ariel Kazunas (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800952

Discover the beautiful ringed planet Saturn and its dozens of moons.

You Can't Ride a Bicycle to the Moon

Harriet Ziefert (author), Amanda Haley (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609054199

What should I eat in space today? Something that won't float away! Food that sticks onto a spoon Is best when dining on the moon. Learn all about the pioneering dog-stronauts and how technology created for space affects our life on earth. Each section tops off with activities and kick-starting questions that expand a child's understanding of the subject matter and how it applies to the wider world and his or her daily life. Make it personal, make it fun, and science will captivate young readers

Venus

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735630

A basic introduction to the planet Venus, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

The Sun

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735616

A basic introduction to the sun, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

Space Jokes

Pam Rosenberg (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609731243

Why did the astronaut take a mop into space? To clean up the stardust! How is a telephone like the planet Saturn? They both have rings! Kids are sure to enjoy reading and telling these out-of this-world jokes.

Saturn

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735609

A basic introduction to the planet Saturn, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

Neptune

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735586

A basic introduction to the planet Neptune, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

Mercury

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735579

A basic introduction to the planet Mercury, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

Mars

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735562

A basic introduction to the planet Mars, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

Jupiter

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735555

A basic introduction to the planet Jupiter, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

Earth

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735548

A basic introduction to planet Earth, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

The Sun: Destination Space

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780991502455

All the stats and facts you need to know about the Sun - the only star in our solar system. Find out what it is made of and why we need it to survive.

Day and Night

Patricia Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780991502479

Learn about the basic patterns of the sun and moon, and what causes day and night.

The Earth: Destination Space

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780996715300

Find out what planet Earth is made of, where it is in our solar system, and why it is the only planet we know of that can sustain life.

Visiting Pluto: the New Horizons Mission

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780991502448

Find out why Pluto was renamed a dwarf planet, where it is in the solar system and some of what we know from the New Horizons Mission.

Where in the World is Henry?

Lorna Balian (author), Lecia Balian (illustrator)

Publisher: Star Bright Books ISBN: 9781595724205

Henry is under the quilt, on the bed, in the bedroom, in the house, and so on up to his place in the wide universe.

Solar System Forecast

Kelly Kizer Whitt (author), Laurie Allen Klein (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185413

Below-freezing temperatures, scorching heat, and storms bigger than the planet Earth are just some of the wild weather you will encounter on your trip through the solar system! Get your fun facts along with your forecast for each major planet, as well as a moon (Titan) and a dwarf planet (Pluto). Get ready for some out of this world fun with Solar System Forecast!

Meet the Planets

John McGranaghan (author), Laurie Allen Klein (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181439

Soar into the Solar System to witness the first Favorite Planet Competition, emceed by none other than the former-ninth planet, now known as dwarf planet Pluto. The readers become the judges after the sun can't pick a favorite and the meteors leave for a shower. Who will the lucky winning planet be? Could it be speedy-messenger Mercury, light-on-his-feet Saturn, or smoking-hot Venus? Readers learn all about each planet as Pluto announces them with short, tongue-in-cheek facts. Children will spend hours searching the art for all the references to famous scientists and people of history, space technology, constellations, art, and classic literature.

Saturn for my Birthday

John McGranaghan (author), Wendy Edelson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180340

Jeffrey wants Saturn for his birthday, and he wants the moons too--all 47 of them. After all, they'll make great night-lights! But he's not selfish; he'll share the rings with some of his friends at school and with his teacher, Mrs. Cassini. Facts about Saturn are woven seamlessly throughout this funny story as Jeffrey explains just what he'll do with his present and how he'll take care of it. His dad better hurry with the order, though, because shipping might take a while. The "For Creative Minds" education section features "Solar System" and "Saturn Fun Facts."

Pieces of Another World

Mara Rockliff (author), Salima Alikhan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180029

This touching story of a father and child's nighttime excursion to watch a meteor shower is told through the eyes of a child in awe of the night world. Rockliff's vivid descriptions make readers feel as though they too are watching the tiny bits of other, distant worlds blazing into our own.The "For Creative Minds" education section includes teaching trivia about meteors, meteor showers, comets, and asteroids as well as a "Meteor Math" game, a "Five Steps to a Fantastic Meteor Watching Party" checklist, and a recipe for comet cookies.

How the Moon Regained Her Shape

Janet Ruth Heller (author), Ben Hodson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180043

Influenced by Native American folktales, this story teaches the phases of the moon while emphasizing how to deal with bullies. After the sun insults her, the moon is hurt and disappears. With the help of her many friends, the moon regains her self-confidence each day until she is back to her full size. The "For Creative Minds" section includes moon observations, fun facts, Native American names for full moon, a section on how to deal with bullies (paperback), a lunar calendar, and graphics to help view and understand the moon's phases. Helps children deal with bullies.

Solar System

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859892

Explores the solar system, which includes our sun, and everything that orbits it, including planets, dwarf planets, and moons.

Over the Rainbow with Googol and Googolplex

Nelly Kazenbroot

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 1551434695

The alien robots are back! Googol and Googolplex are back from space, ready to continue their scavenger hunt. Pippa and Troy are eager to help, but runaway bulls and disappearing rainbows make their task difficult. And dangerous!

Down the Chimney with Googol and Googolplex

Nelly Kazenbroot

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 1551432900

Googol and Googolplex are on a mission to learn about Earth by collecting a number of items including a blackbird's song, snowballs and a chocolate bar. Pippa and Troy are happy to help, especially when they get to ride to the North Pole in a spaceship. But when they return, Martin, the bully next-door, sees something that he shouldn't.