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Race to Space

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837867

Offers readers a captivating look into the race between the United States and Soviet Union for space dominance. Learn about the many missions into space and humankind's first journey to the moon. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

The Milky Way: A River of Stars

Suzanne Sherman (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781480751255

Amidst more than 200 billion stars in a galaxy measuring 100,000 light years across, life has been discovered only in one place in the Milky Way: planet Earth. Yet the Milky Way is only one of many galaxies in the vast universe. While extraterrestrial life remains a mystery, explore discoveries about the stars and galaxies we see in the night sky with this engaging science e-book. Fifth-grade readers will launch into learning about types of galaxies, Earth’s place in the universe, properties of the Milky Way, astronomical tools, and more through this high-interest informational text filled with vibrant photographs. Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards, a hands-on “Think Like a Scientist” lab activity and a “Your Turn” page at the end of the e-book support STEM Education and provide young scientists with an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned in the text. Helpful diagrams, a timeline of major space science discoveries from 1610 to 2010, and text features, such as a glossary and index, are also included to reinforce content-area literacy and improve close reading.

Project Apollo: The Race to Land on the Moon

David Jefferis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122148

On July 23, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin stepped from their spacecraft onto the alien soil of the Moon - Earth's sister world. Using archival images and explanatory text, this riveting title guides the reader through NASA’s Apollo space program, including the tragic deaths of an entire flight crew and Apollo's ultimate triumph - the first lunar landing in 1969. Maps of the Moon show where Apollo 11's lunar lander Eagle landed and the route taken by the Soviet robot lander Lunokhod 1 in 1970.

Exploring the Moon: 1969-1972

David Jefferis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427122131

This fascinating book describes what scientists discovered about the Moon from the Apollo missions that came after the successful landing in 1969, until the last mission in 1972. A discussion follows of why flights to the Moon stopped, the creation of space stations, such as Skylab, that followed, and what exciting new plans are now being made to revisit the Moon. Maps of the Moon show where astronauts drove in rovers on the surface and what resources can be found on the Moon, from ice to helium.

Mysteries of Black Holes

Margaret J. Goldstein (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400860

Readers who are curious about space will be fascinated exploring what we know about black holes! See what astronomers have discovered already and learn about the mysteries we have yet to solve in this high-interest STEM title.

Mysteries of Alien Life

Margaret J. Goldstein (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400853

Scientists have sent messages into space hoping that aliens will find them. But we may have already received messages of our own! Young readers will learn about the fascinating mysteries surrounding the search for extraterrestrial life.

Mysteries of the Moon

Rebecca E. Hirsch (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400907

There are many mysteries surrounding the moon. Where did it come from? And what could be hiding on its dark side? Take a look at the research scientists are doing to learn about the Earth's moon.

Mysteries of Deep Space

Margaret J. Goldstein (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400877

Could astronauts use wormholes to travel from galaxy to galaxy? Learn what scientists understand about the shape of outer space and see what and other deep space mysteries they are trying to solve.

Mysteries of Stars

Margaret J. Goldstein (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400891

Stars decorate our sky every night, but we're still learning things about how they form and what they're made of. Dive into the many mysteries surrounding stars that scientists are investigating!

Mysteries of Mars

Rebecca E. Hirsch (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781728400884

Could there be life on Mars? Scientists are trying to answer this and many other questions about our next-door planetary neighbor. Introduce young readers to the fascinating scientific mysteries surrounding Mars.

Moon Landing

Joe Dunn (author) Joseph Wight (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781602704275

Moon, 1969. After World War II, tensions were high between the United States and the Soviet Union. Thus began the Cold War, and the battle to be the first to explore space. U.S. and Soviet astronauts were sent on several missions, but on July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 crew won the race. Take a giant step to the moon in this stunning graphic novel. Diagrams, timelines, glossaries, and indexes make these titles an exciting addition to classroom discussion.

Planets

Saranne Taylor (author) Moreno Chiacchiera (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688417

What will life be like in 100 years time? Humans will be living in outer space quite soon. Probably within the next 50 years - that's in the reader's lifetime - there'll be at least one small group of scientists inhabiting a different planet.

The Sun

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036038

The Sun’s outermost layer, the corona, is only visible to the naked eye during a total solar eclipse! This important star impacts our daily lives, from providing the necessities of life to affecting our means of communication. Studying the Sun provides information about the galaxy and beyond. This title is one shining star young readers will not want to put down!

The Moon

Nathan Sommer (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036939

Only 12 humans have walked on the Moon. But scientists have learned a lot about Earth’s night light. We know how it was formed, about its relationship with Earth, and its surface features. The informative text pairs with fascinating fun facts and special features to provide an in-depth look at Earth’s closest neighbor.

Saturn

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036960

If humans ever make it to Saturn, they won’t be able to land on its surface. This enormous planet has no solid ground! Beyond its seven magnificent rings, Saturn swirls with dense clouds of gas. This fascinating planet is on display in this book full of special features, fun facts, and beautiful photos.

Uranus

Nathan Sommer (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036977

Uranus is an ice giant that spins completely on its side! Scientists have studied it since its discovery in 1781, but Uranus remains one of the solar system’s most mysterious planets. In fact, only one spacecraft has ever visited the planet. This hi/lo title uses fascinating fun facts, special features, and photos to give readers a crash course on the coldest planet in the solar system!

Venus

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036984

A single day is longer than a year on Venus! This hot, rocky planet is much like Earth, but it holds many mysteries that scientists work hard to unravel. How did it form? What is it made of? These questions and more will be answered in this informative book about Venus – a planet often called “Earth’s Twin.”

Planets

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036021

In 2014, exoplanet Kepler-186f was found in the habitable zone of its system’s star. It is just one of 40 discovered exoplanets providing information about the potential for life outside Earth. From masses of rock to gas and ice giants, planets can tell us a lot about the rest of the universe. This title takes readers through the beginnings of these celestial bodies, why we study them, and much more!

Moons

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036014

Ganymede, one of Jupiter’s 53 moons, is the largest moon in the solar system. It is even larger than the planet Mercury! Moons are found throughout the solar system and beyond, circling planets and asteroids. In this book, reluctant readers will find the answers to how moons form, where they are found, and so much more!

Galaxies

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681036007

On the darkest of nights, the white sparkle spanning the sky provides a glimpse at the far reaches of the Milky Way galaxy. But there are trillions more just in the observable universe! This title allows readers to explore these collections of stars, planets, and space debris that span across light-years of space.

Comets

Betsy Rathburn (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681035994

What has a nucleus, coma, and two tails? Why, a comet, of course! The wonder and mystery of comets has excited humans for centuries, and they continue to provide valuable information about the solar system and the creation of the galaxy. This title will introduce striving readers to comets with thought-provoking information, fascinating facts, and engaging images.

Living

Saranne Taylor (author) Adam Linley (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688400

What will life be like in 100 years time? Humans will be living in outer space quite soon. Probably within the next 50 years - that's in the reader's lifetime - there'll be at least one small group of scientists inhabiting a different planet.

Northern Lights

Ben McClanahan (author)

Publisher: North Star Editions ISBN: 9781641852142

Explains what causes the northern lights. Beautiful photos, fact-filled text, and helpful infographics help readers learn all about the science behind this phenomenon as well as ways that people study or protect it.

Exploring Space

Steve Way (author) Yuliya Somina (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781913688851

The STEM titles come packed with cross-curricular information covering all the essential aspects of these familiar school topics. Key word entries and highlighted key words in the text focus learning and understanding.

Space Machines in Action: An Augmented Reality Experience

Rebecca E. Hirsch (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541583504

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Space is a dangerous place for humans. That's where robots and rovers come in! These cutting-edge space machines can explore planets, moons, and comets that are off-limits to people. Learn about space machines and the jobs they do through this augmented reality reading experience.