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The Meteor Shower: Seeking Shelter

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902332

An adventurous team explores the Mars plains, which is littered with impact craters as far as the eye can see. As Malcolm imagines the region filled with gentle giants who travel in herds, Daniela analyzes the soil and makes a startling realization--a meteor shower is due to occur on the very day that they've arrived! With the clock ticking, the team must use science and creativity to quickly build a shelter before the sky rains down on them. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Rising Tide of Lava: Chaos on Mars

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902370

An adventurous team discovers why the chaos terrain of Mars is so chaotic when waves of lava flow over the land, trapping them on a ridge. With the magma rising, Malcolm imagines the region as a migratory haven for the birds of Mars, and through this creative perspective, Dr. Thomas crafts a device that will help them escape the lava field--by flying over it! This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Sand Seas of Mars: Repairing the Rover

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902318

The rover Perseverance is damaged and stranded in the windswept sand seas of Mars. The team of interplanetary explorers locates the rover, but Dr. Thomas is unable to repair it in the field without the necessary parts. Malcolm and Daniela volunteer to return to basecamp to retrieve the parts. On their journey, Malcolm's imagination dreams up some of the Martians who may have adapted to live in the harsh alien environment. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

The Brain Terrain: When Lightning Strikes

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902356

Mesmerized by the unique landscape of the brain terrain, Malcolm imagines the type of Martians that could have adapted to life along the complex ridges that wrinkle the landscape. Stranded a long way from camp, the team must harness the energy from a sudden electrical storm to power their vehicle, all while playing it safe in the Mars lightning that surrounds them. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Terror-Forming Mars: The Journey Back Home

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902387

As an adventurous team prepares to return to Earth from Mars, they break down their camp and make notes about how to improve the livable conditions of Mars for both future explorers and long-term sustainable life. The subject of terraforming intrigues Malcolm, and through this lesson, he imagines the kinds of Mars insects that would find their way into future homes, much like the spiders and ants of Earth today. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Stuck in the Mud: Search and Rescue

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902349

An adventurous team inspects a series of volcanoes on Mars but these puzzling structures erupt with mud instead of lava. When Daniela gets too close to one of the formations, her beloved biologist field kit falls in, sinking beneath the surface. Dr. Thomas tries to use science and technology to retrieve the kit, but in the end, it's Malcolm's creativity that saves the day, thanks in large part to the fanciful Martians who he imagines live in and around the mud volcanoes. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Space Discoveries

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902431

From millions of miles away, Mars looks like a bright red star. But it's more than just a spot in the sky! Science has given us many lessons on what else exists in our solar system. Rovers, orbiters, and other spacecraft have sent back information that scientists use to bring us one step closer to landing on Mars ourselves. Full-color photos bring to life the exciting discoveries scientists have uncovered. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

Roving the Red Planet

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902400

Everything we know about Mars's surface has come from rovers. These trusty robotic vehicles roll across the planet taking samples, testing new technology, and sending back photos for scientists to examine. Learn how the rovers got there, more about their missions, and how they function so far away from Earth. Full-color photos bring the rovers and their discoveries to life. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

Preparing for Mars

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902417

Mars may be the next addition to the list of places you can go! But there are a few items that need to be taken care of before blastoff. Mars is full of extreme features that stand in the way. What kinds of technology do we have now that will guide your way? What have scientists learned from the orbiters and rovers sent there? What's the plan if something goes wrong? Full-color photos show the risks and rewards that await explorers on Mars. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

Lost on Mars: Getting Back to Basecamp

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902325

Three interplanetary explorers arrive at the yardangs of Mars, a series of spellbinding rocky ridges that have been shaped by centuries of wind erosion. But the team runs into trouble when their portable navigation device gets damaged! Surrounded by inhospitable landscape, the explorers must rely on their knowledge of the animal navigation or risk getting stranded. As the team brainstorms ideas, Malcolm sketches out and imagines the yardangs as a haven for Martian predators. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Journey to Mars

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902424

Mars is millions of miles away from where you stand. The race to get from here to there has been going on for decades. With every passing day, that journey through the stars has changed from science fiction to a scientific factual possibility. New inventions have led the way toward space exploration. What can we take with us into the future, and what will we need to leave behind on Earth? Full-color photos show the new advancements that will get us there. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

Exploration and Explosion: Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902035

The events surrounding the space shuttle Columbia disaster did not look the same to everyone involved. Readers can step back in time and into the shoes of a news reporter, a potential future astronaut, and a family as readers act out scenes and compare and contrast various perspectives. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as readers engage and read aloud. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Exploring Mars

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902394

Mars is full of fascinating geological features that would make a visit an amazing experience. From Olympus Mons and Mariner Valley, to the chaos terrain and Phobos and Deimos, the Red Planet is ready to be visited, cataloged, and explored. Readers will discover what the longest-ever road trip would be like, what to expect on the planet's surface, and what potential dangers face them once they get there. Full-color photos highlight Mars's geography and landmarks. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

Earth vs. Mars

Mari Bolte (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902448

Mars and Earth share many features. Maybe one day, cities full of people will be another thing they share! But how similar are the planets, really? Which features aid in supporting human life, and which will make colonization more difficult? Find out what kinds of preparations are underway to make living on Mars possible. Full-color photos give readers a look at this future vacation destination. 21st Century sidebars discuss technological advancements, hypothesize future endeavors and inventions, and solve problems and challenges astronauts might face. An activity at the end lets readers think about what they learned in a hands-on way.

Beneath the Surface: A Race Against Time

Jason M. Burns (author) Dustin Evans (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781668902363

Even with no visible water present, the team discovers a vast ocean that stretches deep beneath the surface of Mars. While Malcolm imagines the aquatic Martians who live there to be uniquely adapted to the dark, their technology proves to not be as versatile. The temperatures drop dramatically, freezing the water around them and fixing their submarine in ice. Now it's up to science and creativity to free them from their frozen limbo--or they risk being stuck down there forever. This graphic novel includes Mars facts and survival tips as well as in-depth content on animal adaptation and behavior. Backmatter includes an activity page and character information.

Weird Science: Space

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534190412

Space can be weird. How do planets form? What are black holes? In Weird Science: Space, readers will explore the science behind how outerspace works. This high-interest series is written at a low readability to aid struggling readers. Educational sidebars include a science activity, a spotlight biography, fast facts, and an unsolved mystery! A table of contents, glossary of keywords, index, and author biography are included.

Mars Colonization

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172814

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, a new and exciting series for struggling readers. Why should we colonize Mars? What are the dangers of living on Mars? These and other fascinating questions are discussed in the Mars Colonization title using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance reading comprehension. Sidebars include hands-on experiments, spotlight biographies on women in science, tech connections, and far out facts.

Theory of Time Travel

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172777

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, a new and exciting series for struggling readers. Is time travel possible? How do black holes theoretically support time travel? These and other fascinating questions are discussed in the Theory of Time Travel title using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance reading comprehension. Sidebars include hands-on experiments, spotlight biographies on women in science, tech connections, and far out facts.

Extraterrestrial Life

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172807

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, a new and exciting series for struggling readers. Is there life on other planets? What is Area 51? These and other fascinating questions are discussed in the Extraterrestrial Life title using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance reading comprehension. Sidebars include hands-on experiments, spotlight biographies on women in science, tech connections, and far out facts.

Black Holes

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172791

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, a new and exciting series for struggling readers. What are the four different types of black holes? What's inside a black hole? These and other fascinating questions are discussed in the Black Holes title using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance reading comprehension. Sidebars include hands-on experiments, spotlight biographies on women in science, tech connections, and far out facts.

Dark Matter

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172746

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, a new and exciting series for struggling readers. What is dark matter? How does it move our galaxy? These and other fascinating questions are discussed in the Dark Matter title using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance reading comprehension. Sidebars include hands-on experiments, spotlight biographies on women in science, tech connections, and far out facts.

Noises in Space

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172760

Explore the dark side of space in Out of this World, a new and exciting series for struggling readers. Is outer space quiet? What did the "Big Bang" sound like? These and other fascinating questions are discussed in the Noises in Space title using considerate text that is written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance reading comprehension. Sidebars include hands-on experiments, spotlight biographies on women in science, tech connections, and far out facts.

Careers in Personal Space Travel

Martin Gitlin (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534131460

Readers get acquainted with the people behind today's most cutting-edge technologies in the personal space travel field--from bright ideas to cool new products--and inspires readers to consider a high-tech future career. Careers in Personal Space Travel introduces six exciting careers and features sidebar activities that invite readers to Imagine That! and Dig Deeper! Includes table of contents, glossary, index, and supplementary backmatter.