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Saturn

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735609

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

Neptune

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735586

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

Mercury

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735579

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

Mars

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735562

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

Jupiter

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735555

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

Earth

L. L. Owens (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609735548

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

The Sun: Destination Space

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780991502455

All the stats and facts you need to know about the Sun - the only star in our solar system. Find out what it is made of and why we need it to survive.

Day and Night

Patricia Armentrout (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780991502479

Learn about the basic patterns of the sun and moon, and what causes day and night.

The Earth: Destination Space

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780996715300

Find out what planet Earth is made of, where it is in our solar system, and why it is the only planet we know of that can sustain life.

Visiting Pluto: the New Horizons Mission

Francis Spencer (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780991502448

Find out why Pluto was renamed a dwarf planet, where it is in the solar system and some of what we know from the New Horizons Mission.

Solar System Forecast

Kelly Kizer Whitt (author), Laurie Allen Klein (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185413

Below-freezing temperatures, scorching heat, and storms bigger than the planet Earth are just some of the wild weather you will encounter on your trip through the solar system! Get your fun facts along with your forecast for each major planet, as well as a moon (Titan) and a dwarf planet (Pluto). Get ready for some out of this world fun with Solar System Forecast!

Meet the Planets

John McGranaghan (author), Laurie Allen Klein (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607181439

Soar into the Solar System to witness the first Favorite Planet Competition, emceed by none other than the former-ninth planet, now known as dwarf planet Pluto. The readers become the judges after the sun can't pick a favorite and the meteors leave for a shower. Who will the lucky winning planet be? Could it be speedy-messenger Mercury, light-on-his-feet Saturn, or smoking-hot Venus? Readers learn all about each planet as Pluto announces them with short, tongue-in-cheek facts. Children will spend hours searching the art for all the references to famous scientists and people of history, space technology, constellations, art, and classic literature.

Saturn for my Birthday

John McGranaghan (author), Wendy Edelson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180340

Jeffrey wants Saturn for his birthday, and he wants the moons too--all 47 of them. After all, they'll make great night-lights! But he's not selfish; he'll share the rings with some of his friends at school and with his teacher, Mrs. Cassini. Facts about Saturn are woven seamlessly throughout this funny story as Jeffrey explains just what he'll do with his present and how he'll take care of it. His dad better hurry with the order, though, because shipping might take a while. The "For Creative Minds" education section features "Solar System" and "Saturn Fun Facts."

Pieces of Another World

Mara Rockliff (author), Salima Alikhan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180029

This touching story of a father and child's nighttime excursion to watch a meteor shower is told through the eyes of a child in awe of the night world. Rockliff's vivid descriptions make readers feel as though they too are watching the tiny bits of other, distant worlds blazing into our own.The "For Creative Minds" education section includes teaching trivia about meteors, meteor showers, comets, and asteroids as well as a "Meteor Math" game, a "Five Steps to a Fantastic Meteor Watching Party" checklist, and a recipe for comet cookies.

The Solar System

Kenneth Walsh

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433336331

Provides information on the planets that make up our solar system and their relationship with Earth. This book is at a reading level of 2.6 with a word count of 607.

Our Earth

Kenneth Walsh

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433336317

An overview of the different characteristics of the Earth that make it unique. This book has a reading level of 2.6 and a word count of 604.

Outer Space

Kenneth Walsh

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433336324

An educational look into what is known about outer space and its many wonders. This book has a reading level of 2.6 and a word count of 622.

How the Moon Regained Her Shape

Janet Ruth Heller (author), Ben Hodson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180043

Influenced by Native American folktales, this story teaches the phases of the moon while emphasizing how to deal with bullies. After the sun insults her, the moon is hurt and disappears. With the help of her many friends, the moon regains her self-confidence each day until she is back to her full size. The "For Creative Minds" section includes moon observations, fun facts, Native American names for full moon, a section on how to deal with bullies (paperback), a lunar calendar, and graphics to help view and understand the moon's phases. Helps children deal with bullies.

Solar System

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859892

Explores the solar system, which includes our sun, and everything that orbits it, including planets, dwarf planets, and moons.

Over the Rainbow with Googol and Googolplex

Nelly Kazenbroot

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551434711

The alien robots are back! Googol and Googolplex are back from space, ready to continue their scavenger hunt. Pippa and Troy are eager to help, but runaway bulls and disappearing rainbows make their task difficult. And dangerous!

Down the Chimney with Googol and Googolplex

Nelly Kazenbroot

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551437613

Googol and Googolplex are on a mission to learn about Earth by collecting a number of items including a blackbird's song, snowballs and a chocolate bar. Pippa and Troy are happy to help, especially when they get to ride to the North Pole in a spaceship. But when they return, Martin, the bully next-door, sees something that he shouldn't.

Mercury

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612112022

The planet Mercury has highs around 800 °F and lows around -280 °F. Students will learn about Mercury's discovery, physical characteristics, and the environment that supports these extreme temperatures. Blastoff! Series

NASA

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600142932

The United States accelerated the space race in 1958 by forming NASA. Eager readers will learn about the history of NASA and its many manned and unmanned missions. Blastoff! Series

Jupiter

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144066

Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. It is known for its giant spinning storm called the Great Red Spot. Young students will learn all about Jupiter's discovery, storms, moons, and how this giant planet has been explored. Blastoff! Series

Mars

Derek Zobel

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144059

Mars is known as the red, rocky planet. It has many volcanoes, including the solar system's largest one. Eager readers will learn about the physical features of Mars and its place in the solar system. Blastoff! Series