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Ring Around the Asteroid and Other Real Discovery Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374717

Space discoveries! Learn all about how modern scientists are making new discoveries about objects in space. Read about the tools, techniques, and research that goes into making these fascinating discoveries! Stories by Ken Crosswell Ph.D., Vicki Oransky Wittenstein, and Amy Cattapan.

Flying Galaxies and Other Real Galactic Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374724

Swirling galaxies! Scientists and astronomers have determined that there are other galaxies just like ours, and have even calculated how old they are. Learn about how scientists determined that our galaxy is a giant swirling pinwheel of stars. Stories by Ken Croswell Ph.D., Tony Helies, and Highlights for Children.

Robot on the Ice and Other Real Technology Stories

Highlights for Children (author)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781684374113

Science and technology! Learn advances in keyboard technology, how computers find websites, and answers to questions such as "why are computers slow?" Discover how astronomers make an important outer space discovery and follow a robot as it roams Antarctica. Stories by Highlights for Children, Kimberly Shillcutt Tyree, Ph.D., E. Renee Heiss, and Anthony Atkielski.

Uranus

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735623

A basic introduction to the planet Uranus, its size, composition, and place within our solar system.

Astronomer

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624965890

In Astronomer, carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs take early fluent readers on an informational interview with a space scientist. Readers learn about the day-to-day responsibilities and challenges of this career and the things they can do now to prepare for work as an astronomer. An infographic illustrates the tools of the trade, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about astronomers online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Astronomer also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Star Searchers

Cynthia Mercati (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613849903

Buzz and his friend Miranda are thrilled to meet the stars of their favorite television program "Star Searchers," but soon learn that their heroes are just ordinary people as they join forces with the actors to battle aliens from the planet Xycon.

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

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.

Alien Abductions

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035925

Are we alone in the universe? Those that believe in alien abductions think they know the answer. This title explores the mysteries of alien abductions and the tools and technology behind researching them to debate the question of whether aliens have ever visited Earth.

Asteroids

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035987

About 120,000 pounds of space dust falls to Earth every day. All of this dust comes from asteroids! Asteroids are chunks of rock and metal that orbit around the sun, but some venture near Earth from outside the solar system. Through detailed photos and fact-filled graphics, this title introduces readers to the phenomenon of asteroids.

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.

The Moon Landing

Nikole Brooks Bethea (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624968730

In The Moon Landing, readers will learn about the science and technology behind the first trip to the moon. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage readers as they learn about the challenges the astronauts faced and the triumph of the landing.

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.

Moons

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605212

A young scientist’s guide to natural satellites called moons, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery.This new series for ages six and up invites young explorers on an adventure Across the Universe to discover the wonders of the cosmos and how they relate to life on Earth. Simple text set within a technology-themed design encourages curious minds to make observations and comparisons, while a hands-on activity in each book provides further exploration of a scientific concept presented.

The Sun

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605236

A young scientist’s guide to the sun and other stars, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery. This new series for ages six and up invites young explorers on an adventure Across the Universe to discover the wonders of the cosmos and how they relate to life on Earth. Simple text set within a technology-themed design encourages curious minds to make observations and comparisons, while a hands-on activity in each book provides further exploration of a scientific concept presented.

Comets

Kate Riggs (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605199

A young scientist’s guide to orbiting comets, including how they interact with other elements in the universe and emphasizing how questions and observations can lead to discovery.This new series for ages six and up invites young explorers on an adventure Across the Universe to discover the wonders of the cosmos and how they relate to life on Earth. Simple text set within a technology-themed design encourages curious minds to make observations and comparisons, while a hands-on activity in each book provides further exploration of a scientific concept presented.

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.

Venus

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966934

In Venus, 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 Venus, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Venus online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Venus also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Uranus

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966927

In Uranus, 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 Uranus, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Uranus online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Uranus also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Sun

Vanessa Black (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966910

In Sun, early readers learn about sun’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 sun’s makeup, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the sun online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Sun also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

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.

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.

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.

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.