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Solar System

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840449

Solar System introduces readers to both the history and future of outer space exploration. These books may be learning tools, but they are also designed to feed the interests of reluctant readers through stunning images from NASA, as well as the Hubble and Spitzer Telescopes. Glossary words provide additional information and understanding to the curious reader.

Sun

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859915

Explores the closet star to the Earth, the sun, discussing structure, size, color, and formation.

Moon

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859885

Explains the make up of a solar system and introduces the different kinds of moons in our solar system.

Constellations

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841231

Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos and colorful diagrams teaches readers about different types of constellations and how they are affected by Earth's tilt and orbit. Readers will also learn about the naming of constellations in ancient times and modern times and how scientists study them with telescopes and other tools. Famous constellations Orion the Hunter, Cassiopeia, the Southern Cross, and Ursa Major are highlighted. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index.

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteoroids

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859847

Introduces solar systems and the space objects such as planets, that orbit the star at the center.

Milky Way

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859878

Explores the space object known as the Milky Way, a large galaxy of stars and explains the different shapes galaxies take.

Dwarf Planets

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859854

Explores the space objects known as dwarf planets.

Kuiper Belt

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859861

Explores the space object known as the Kuiper Belt located at the edge of our solar system.

Black Holes

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841224

Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos and colorful diagrams breaks down scientific concepts of black holes, such as gravity, light, and energy. Readers will learn about the formation and different sizes of black holes. Also discussed are the discovery of black holes and how scientists study them with telescopes and other tools. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index.

Stars

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840456

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.

Stars

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604722970

This introduction to stars discusses the different kinds of stars, the Milky Way, and what stars are made of.

Space

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604722963

Outer space and its characteristics are discussed and identified throughout this book. The most up to date information from current research is provided.

Gravity

Kay Manolis

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142260

Gravity keeps people grounded and prevents them from floating away into space! Young readers will learn how and why gravity works and discover how to measure it on Earth. Blastoff! Series

The Solar System

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144110

The solar system is made up of planets, moons, asteroids, comets, meteoroids, and more. Young readers will learn about the bodies that make up the solar system and how they interact with each other. Blastoff! Series