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The Sun

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144004

The sun radiates light, heat, and energy at the center of the solar system. Eager students will explore how the sun works and its relationship to Earth and the other planets. Blastoff! Series

Uranus

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144080

The planet Uranus has a bright blue-green color because of methane gas in its atmosphere. Young children will learn about the discovery of Uranus, how it has been explored, and why it is tilted on its side! Blastoff! Series

Venus

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144035

With reflective clouds, Venus appears to be the brightest planet in the night sky. Young students will read about the discovery of Venus, its harsh environment, and the ways it has been explored. Blastoff! Series

Going Around the Sun: Some Planetary Fun

Marianne Berkes (author), Janeen Mason (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691860

Marianne Berkes has a gift for making science fun, and this book is exhibit A. Mother sun and her "family" of planets spin, roll, tilt, blow and whirl around the Sun to the tune of Over in the Meadow. Each of those actions is astronomically correct. For example, Earth is the one that tilts, and that is what creates the seasons. It is also astronomically up-to-date, with Pluto being a dwarf planet. Bright illustrations create an exciting mood, and there is plenty of interesting supplementary information in the back along with tips on related ways to integrate science, art, and literature in the classroom.

Lives of Stars

Chana Stiefel (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179676

Through simple text and pictures, young readers will learn about the lives of stars.

Comets and Meteors

Chana Stiefel (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179669

Through simple text and pictures, young readers will learn about comets and meteors.

The Universe

Mary Kay Carson (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179652

Through simple text and pictures, young readers will learn about the universe.

Giant Gas Planets

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179621

Through simple text and pictures, young readers will learn about the giant gas planets.

Rocky Planets

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179614

Through simple text and pictures, young readers will learn about rocky planets.

Dwarf Planets

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179638

Through simple text and pictures, young readers will learn about dwarf planets.

Solar Systems

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179645

Through simple text and pictures, young readers will learn about solar systems.

Look at the Sky

Tammy Jones (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607191414

People can see many things in the sky. What can you see when you look at the sky?

The Moon

Reagan Miller (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197351

Stunning images and simple text take young readers on an incredible journey to the moon, Earth's closest neighbor in space. Readers learn about the moon's phases, features, and other amazing facts.

The Planets

Chelsea Donaldson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197368

This exciting title takes kids on a journey to the planets in our solar system. Spectacular photographs reveal the unique characteristics of each planet and the order of the planets in our solar system.

The Stars

Jeff Wimbush (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197375

Reach for the stars! This engaging book tells kids about the different kinds of stars, what stars are made of, and basic facts about constellations.

The Sun

Reagan Miller (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197382

This exciting book teaches young readers about the sun, Earth's nearest star. Astounding photographs and simple text help kids understand the suns features and role in our solar system.

How the Meteorite Got to the Museum

Jessie Hartland (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609052522

This science-as-entertainment book chronicles how a meteorite ended up in the American Museum of Natural History, detailing the steps that brought it from outer space, across the eastern US, to the roof of a car in Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to be verified, tested, and exhibited in the hallowed halls of the AMNH. Hartland describes the space rock's path by showing how it connected to people--e.g., fans at a football game noticed it, the police attributed its crash to vandals, firefighters cooled it off, etc.

Stars

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859908

Explains the structure, color and size of a star, how it begins and how it ends.

Time to Learn about Day & Night

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862823

This title includes full-color photographs and facts on how time relates to the day and night as well as what people and animals do during the day and night.

Time to Learn about Weeks & Months

Pam Scheunemann (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617862878

This title includes full-color photographs and facts on how time relates to the seven days of the week, twelve months of the year as well as lunar months and holidays.

Born With a Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story

Jennifer Morgan (author), Dana Lynne Andersen (illustrator)

Publisher: Dawn Publications ISBN: 9781584691402

Here is the "autobiography" of the universe - the early history of the universe narrated by the universe itself. Beginning with the big bang and ending with the formation of Earth, this first volume of a trilogy is a thrilling story of chaos and creativity. Particles become galaxies. Mother stars explode in supernovas, creating elements, the building blocks of life. Morgan studied at Princeton and has a degree in theology from the University of San Francisco.

The Moon

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144011

The moon is the largest object in the night sky. Young readers will learn about the moon's phases, surface, and how humans have explored our closest space neighbor. Blastoff! Series

Asteroids

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 160014196X

There are millions of asteroids in the solar system. They range in size from less than 1 mile to 584 miles across! Students will discover how asteroids form, where they are located in the solar system, and how they are being explored. Blastoff! Series

Astronauts

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612111971

People must go through difficult training to become astronauts. Kids will learn how astronauts prepare for life in space, complete their missions, and survive above the atmosphere. Blastoff! Series

Planets

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604729562

The planets are highlighted in this book and answers questions such as distance between the planets, how many planets are really in our solar system, current and future travel plans, and who studies the planets.