Captain Space Cat and her trusty Robo-Dog face galactic trouble when Mars uses its Mega Magnet to try and steal Earth. Find out how they save the day . . . and Earth’s tuna!
In Spanish - challenge young readers to look beyond Earth and consider the billions of objects that share our universe.
In Spanish - curious children may wonder why the moon seems to change from day to day. The Moon in a Month explains why, and describes each of the moon’s phases.
In Spanish - young readers will learn how our closest star is a powerful energy source that provides life to plants and animals.
In Spanish - discover the cycle of day and night, how the sun heats our planet and provides life for all animals and plants.
In Spanish - learn about telescopes and other tools used to explore space.
A required standard for understanding space and our planets. How many, the order from the sun. How we identify planets
Curious children may wonder why the moon seems to change from day to day. The Moon in a Month explains why, and describes each of the moon’s phases.
There are billions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, and billions more throughout the universe. Read how stars are made of burning gases and what holds these gases together. Read about constellations and star maps and which star travelers have used for centuries to find their way.
Learn about telescopes and other tools used to explore space.
Vibrant images and a simple introduction about galaxies and the universe lead the reader into a tour of our Sun and all 8 planets as well as the dwarf planets in our solar system and what lies beyond the eighth planet, Neptune.
Young readers will learn how our closest star is a powerful energy source that provides life to plants and animals.
Young children see the moon, but do they really know anything about it? This book follows the standards required for beginning science and what students should understand about the Earth’s moon.
This book challenges young readers to look beyond Earth and consider the billions of objects that share our universe.
Learn how planet Earth spins in our solar system, and try a simple experiment that demonstrates day and night.
An incredible look at the planet Mars through some amazing photography, its relationship to Earth and our solar system, and the future of its exploration.
The first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison has broken barriers in science and medicine to become one of the most admired women worldwide. This fascinating book describes how Jemison refused to let anyone stand in the way of her dreams. She became a doctor and worked in the Peace Corps until NASA invited her to join the astronaut program. Today, she is an important advocate for science in education - especially for girls and women. Jemison also continues to push scientific research to improve life in developing countries.
Read about the Sun and the Moon, and how they change positions in the sky throughout the day. Find out what else can be seen in the sky.
This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Engaging photographs and a timeline depict each step in paving the way for others, from Sally Ride's early ambition with tennis through her first two space missions and her work to inspire young girls to pursue science. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.
Invites readers to investigate stories about aliens through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.
With simple text and bold infographics, teaches beginning readers about space robots and their role in our world.
This book traces the story of the development of inventions in space technology – from the earliest steps to our current technology. It concentrates on illustrating how each breakthrough eventually led to a new one.
Retells the story and adventures of Hercules, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Hercules, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.
Retells the story of Ursa Major as the transformation of Callisto and Arcas, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Ursa Major, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture including the role of the Big Dipper in the Underground Railroad.
Retells the story of Ursa Minor as the nurse of Zeus and recounts the tale of Zeus's birth and rise to power, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Ursa Minor and the star Polaris, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.