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Captain Space Cat

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781952398018

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!

What Are Planets?

David Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632394

A required standard for understanding space and our planets. How many, the order from the sun. How we identify planets

The Moon In A Month

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632486

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.

Destination Space: Stars

David & Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632523

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.

Destination Space: Space Tools

David & Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632516

Learn about telescopes and other tools used to explore space.

Solar System Mission

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781950825424

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.

Our Sun Is a Star

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632325

Young readers will learn how our closest star is a powerful energy source that provides life to plants and animals.

Moon, Destination Space

David & Patricia Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632509

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.

I Use a Telescope; A Book About The Night Sky

Tracy Nelson Maurer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632479

This book challenges young readers to look beyond Earth and consider the billions of objects that share our universe.

Earth and The Solar System

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632387

Learn how planet Earth spins in our solar system, and try a simple experiment that demonstrates day and night.

A Visit to Mars

David Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9781947632424

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.

Mae Jemison: Trailblazing Astronaut, Doctor, and Teacher

Linda Barghoorn (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118141

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.

Day and Night

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122537

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.

The Life of Sally Ride

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517629

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.

Aliens

Marysa Storm (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101800

Invites readers to investigate stories about aliens through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Space Robots

Luke Colins (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101725

With simple text and bold infographics, teaches beginning readers about space robots and their role in our world.

Space Exploration: From Rockets to Space Stations

Tracey Kelly (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214848

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.

The Constellation Hercules: The Story of the Hero

M. J. York (author) JT Morrow (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623236601

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.

The Constellation Ursa Major: The Story of the Big Bear

Lisa Owings (author) JT Morrow (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623236632

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.

The Constellation Ursa Minor: The Story of the Little Bear

Lisa Owings (author) JT Morrow (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623236649

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.

Learn about the Galaxy

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837782

Introduces readers to galaxies and how they form. Learn about what is found in galaxies and different galaxy shapes. Includes step-by-step instructions to make a galaxy in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Cycles of the Night Sky

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833296

Introduces the cycles of the night sky. Readers will gain insight into why the night sky changes, learn about different constellations, and discover how the moon is involved. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Cycles of the Seasons

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833302

Introduces the cycles of seasons and their impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how Earth's tilt plays an important role, how the hemispheres are effected differently, and what happens when seasons are disturbed. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

The First Men Who Went to the Moon

Rhonda Gowler Greene (author) Scott Brundage (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138360

2020 New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Master List In 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued a challenge to the nation: land astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade. The Apollo program was designed by NASA to meet that challenge, and on July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin. Apollo 11's prime mission objective: "Perform a manned lunar landing and return." Four days after take-off, the Lunar Module "Eagle," carrying Armstrong and Aldrin, separated from the Command Module "Columbia," and descended to the moon. Armstrong reported back to Houston's Command Center, "The Eagle has landed." America and the world watched in wonder and awe as a new chapter in space exploration opened. Through verse and informational text, author Rhonda Gowler Greene celebrates Apollo 11's historic moon landing.

Marty's Mission: An Apollo 11 Story

Judy Young (author) David Miles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138346

It's 1969 and Marty's family lives on the U.S. island of Guam, where his father manages the NASA tracking station. It's important work and never more so than during the Apollo 11 space mission, where the tracking station relays signals back and forth between the astronauts and Mission Control in Houston, Texas. Along with the rest of the world, Marty listens to every mission update, including the historic landing on the moon and astronaut Neil Armstrong's first steps. But during Apollo 11's return to Earth, something goes wrong. There is a problem with the tracking station's antenna during the final hours of the mission. The problem must be resolved--the antenna is the only way Mission Control can communicate with the astronauts before Apollo 11 splashes down. Marty finds himself playing a key role in helping bring the craft safely back to Earth. Based on actual events, young readers get a front-row seat to this historic event in this new entry in the Tales of Young Americans series.