Search Results: 140 books from 18 publishers. Learn more

Space Tech

Megan Kopp (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427119902

From voyaging farther into the universe than ever before to the possibility of living on Mars, technological innovations are turning former dreams into reality. Space Tech explores these exciting advances through stunning photography, informative and engaging text, and a timeline of the historic achievements that have transformed our understanding of the universe. This imagination-capturing title also examines the surprising ways we already benefit from space technology, including enriched baby food and laser eye surgery.

Hey-Ho to Mars We'll Go

Susan Lendroth (author) Bob Kolar (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897440

This musical mission to Mars will have young astronauts talking--and singing--about the science of space travel. Explore the science behind a trip to Mars, from launch to landing on the Red Planet. Set to the tune of "The Farmer in the Dell," this jaunty journey follows five adorable, bobble-headed astronauts as they learn how to bathe in zero gravity, grow veggies in space, and entertain themselves on the six-month trip. Even the design of the book defies gravity, as text and art float free on the page, encouraging readers to turn the book sideways and upside-down. An interactive, innovative approach to interstellar fun

Planetas gigantes de gas: Jupiter, Saturno, Urano, y Neptuno

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422754

The four planets farthest from the Sun are called the gas giants. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are different from the other planets in our solar system. They are not solid, but are made of liquids and clouds of gas with gravity pulling it all together into a planet shape. Learn facts about the climate, gases, size, and other quirky things each of the planets possess. This book isn't filled with hot air! Pull out your telescope and see if you can observe one of these planets. This book will allow students to understand that patterns in the natural world can be observed, used to describe phenomena, and used as evidence.

Planetas rososos: Mercurio, Venus, la Tierra, y Marte

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422761

Our solar system is made up of the millions of objects in the sky above us, including the Sun, moon, stars, and planets. This book examines the four planets closest to the Sun, known as the rocky planets. All four planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are described with information about their atmosphere, landscape, orbits, and Fun Facts that give additional information about each of these rocky planets! This book will allow students to use observations of the Sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Cupcakes with Sally Ride

Kyla Steinkraus (author) Katie Wood (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683424994

The Sweets Shop always gets special customers, but when Sally Ride comes to visit, Fiona and Finley go on a special trip—into outer space! Finley and Fiona have a blast, but there’s more to learn on this epic journey than they expected. Includes extensive back matter with biography, further reading, and author interview.

Cometas y meteoros: Atravesando el espacio (Comets and Meteors: Shooting Through Space)

Chana Stiefel (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422778

What has a head, two tails, and shoots across the sky? A comet. Coming from the far edges of the solar system, most comets travel around the Sun, while meteors appear as flashing streaks of light in the night sky. Explore these amazing celestial wonders as they zip through space! This book looks at the difference between comets and meteors and their effects on Earth. The physical characteristics of each are identified in detail. This book won’t come crashing down! It’s filled with fun facts that give additional information on this exciting science topic. This book allows students to use observations of the Sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Planetas enanos: Plutón y los planetas menores (Dwarf Planets: Pluto and the Lesser Planets)

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422723

Five and counting! So far, astronomers have discovered five dwarf planets in our solar system. Pluto, which was once thought of as the ninth planet, is today classified as a dwarf planet. This book looks at the current dwarf planets, characteristics, size, and orbital patterns, as well as the three rules scientists follow to characterize these tiny, round space objects. Every day new discoveries are being made. Who knows how many dwarf planets we will find in the future! This book will allow students to understand that patterns in the natural world can be observed, used to describe phenomena, and used as evidence.

La Tierra: El planeta vivo (Earth: The Living Planet)

Julie K Lundgren (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422730

Home, Sweet Home! This title is about Earth, the planet we live on! The layers of the Earth, how it relates to the other planets in our solar system, and how it is the only known planet to sustain life, as far as we know, are all discussed in this science title. Learn about how the Earth rotates on its axis, giving us day and night, and how it orbits and is warmed by that giant star we call the Sun. This book will allow students to make observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth’s surface.

Sistemas solares: Planetas, estrellas y órbitas (Solar Systems: Planets, Stars, and Orbits)

Nadia Higgins (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781683422747

Our closest solar system is about 10 light years away. It has two main types of planets. Some are rocky and small, like planet Earth, while others are huge balls of gas, like Jupiter. Learn about how astronomers once thought our solar system was the one and only, to how they have now discovered hundreds of stars with planets orbiting them, which means there could be billions of solar systems in outer space! Just maybe, these alien worlds could host life, like our own amazing planet. This book allows students to use observations of the Sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

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.

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.

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 Other Dwarf Planets

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735593

A basic introduction to dwarf planets, such as Pluto, their sizes, compositions, and places within our solar system.

Neptune

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609692

A kindergarten-level introduction to the planet Neptune, covering its orbital process, its moons, and such defining features as its dust rings, winds, and name.

Mars

Quinn M. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609678

A kindergarten-level introduction to the planet Mars, covering its orbital process, its moons, and such defining features as its rocks, dust storms, and name.

Uranus

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609715

A kindergarten-level introduction to the planet Uranus, covering its orbital process, its moons, and such defining features as its sets of rings, gases, and name.

Mercury

Lori Dittmer (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609685

A kindergarten-level introduction to the planet Mercury, covering its orbital process and such defining features as its extreme temperatures, craters, and name.

Jupiter

Quinn M. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609661

A kindergarten-level introduction to the planet Jupiter, covering its orbital process, its moons, and such defining features as its rings, Great Red Spot, and name.

Earth

Quinn M. Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566609654

A kindergarten-level introduction to the planet Earth, covering its orbital process, its moon, and such defining features as its clouds, oceans, and forms of life.

Mars

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966859

In Mars, early readers learn about the planet’s unique characteristics and composition. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover the solar system. A labeled diagram further explores the makeup of Mars, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Mars online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mars also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Mars is part of Jump!’s Space Voyager series.

Mercury

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966866

In Mercury, early readers learn about the planet’s unique characteristics and composition. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover the solar system. A labeled diagram further explores the makeup of Mercury, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Mercury online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Mercury also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Mercury is part of Jump!’s Space Voyager series.

Moon

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966873

In Moon, early readers learn about the moon’s unique characteristics and composition. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover the solar system. A labeled diagram further explores the makeup of the moon, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Moon online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Moon also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Moon is part of Jump!’s Space Voyager series.

Neptune

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966880

In Neptune, early readers learn about the planet’s unique characteristics and composition. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover the solar system. A labeled diagram further explores Neptune’s makeup, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Neptune online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Neptune also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Neptune is part of Jump!’s Space Voyager series.

Pluto and the Dwarf Planets

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966897

In Pluto and the Dwarf Planets, early readers learn about Pluto and the dwarf planets’ unique characteristics and compositions. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover the solar system. A labeled diagram further explores Pluto’s makeup, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Pluto and the dwarf planets online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Pluto and the Dwarf Planets also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Pluto and the Dwarf Planets is part of Jump!’s Space Voyager series.

Saturn

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966903

In Saturn, early readers learn about planet’s unique characteristics and composition. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage early readers as they discover the solar system. A labeled diagram further explores Saturn’s makeup, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Saturn online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Saturn also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Saturn is part of Jump!’s Space Voyager series.