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Eclipses

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841248

Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos and colorful diagrams breaks down scientific concepts of eclipses, such as the alignment of the sun, Earth, and the moon. Types of eclipses are described, including partial, total, and annular solar eclipses as well as partial and total lunar eclipses. Also discussed are the discovery of eclipses 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. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

Galaxies

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841255

Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with vibrant photos breaks down scientific concepts of galaxies, such as gravity, light-years, and orbits. Readers will learn about the different shapes and sizes of galaxies, as well as what galaxies consist of. Well-known galaxies including the Milky Way and Andromeda are highlighted. Also discussed are the discovery of galaxies 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. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

NASA

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841262

Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with color and historic photos discusses NASA and its major accomplishments in space travel. Beginning with the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States, readers will learn about the first space launches, the establishment of NASA and its early missions, Project Apollo and the moon landing, and NASA's future goals. Also discussed is NASA's development of spacecraft from space capsules to space shuttles to space stations, including the International Space Station. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

Rockets & Satellites

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841279

Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with color and historic photos discusses how rockets and satellites are used to explore the universe. Readers will learn how powerful rockets launch spacecraft. Also discussed are natural satellites and artificial satellites, including space probes and piloted spacecraft. The history and future goals of rockets and satellites are covered as well. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

Space Exploration

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841286

Take readers on a journey through space! Simple, straightforward text paired with color and historic photos discusses the topic of space exploration. Beginning with the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States, readers will learn about the first space launches, early astronauts, the first moon landing, and future space goals. Also discussed is the development of space probes, space capsules, space shuttles, and space stations, including the International Space Station. Readers will learn what life is like for an astronaut in space. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

Space Stations

Marcia Zappa (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617841293

Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with color and historic photos discusses the history and modern use of space stations. Readers will learn how astronauts use them to make observations and conduct experiments. Also discussed is how space stations are launched into space to be built by astronauts, as well as what life is like for astronauts living on a space station. Well-known stations Salyut, Skylab, Mir, and the International Space Station are highlighted. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Solar System

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840449

Xtreme Space brings the wonders of our universe into kids' hands. Sky Watch 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. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Stars

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840456

Xtreme Space brings the wonders of our universe into kids' hands. 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. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Sun

Fran Howard (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617859915

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

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. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

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. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

The Night Sky

Kimberly Hutmacher (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103550

Students will love learning more about our Earth, the moon, and the stars in this title. It gives information on the phases of the moon, the constellations of stars that we see in the night sky, comets and meteors, and what exactly happens during a lunar eclipse.

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.

Astronomers Through Time

Lisa E. Greathouse

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905626

Ancient astronomers looked at movements in the sun, moon, and stars to guide travelers and keep track of the seasons. Nicholas Copernicus was the first to challenge people's beliefs that Earth was the center of the solar system and is known as the founder of astronomy. Galileo Galilei built a telescope and spotted craters on the moon and sunspots on the sun. Isaac Newton invented the reflecting telescope and discovered the law of gravity. Astronomers continue to work every day to uncover the mysteries of the universe.

From Hubble to Hubble: Astronomers and Outer Space

Connie Jankowski

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905640

Much of what we know today about Earth is from images taken by cameras on powerful telescopes. Edwin Hubble changed our view of the universe. Working in an observatory, he found that there are other galaxies besides the Milky Way. He also showed that the universe is still growing. Lyman Spitzer, Jr. proposed placing telescopes in space, and in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched. It sends us amazing images of the universe.

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.