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The Life of Sally Ride

Elizabeth Raum (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781681517629

This book for elementary readers outlines key dates throughout this change maker's life. Engaging photographs and a timeline depict each step in paving the way for others, from Sally Ride's early ambition with tennis through her first two space missions and her work to inspire young girls to pursue science. A table of contents, glossary, further resources, and an index are included.

Aliens

Marysa Storm (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781623101800

Invites readers to investigate stories about aliens through engaging text, vibrant imagery, and clear, simple graphics.

Saturn

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534159990

The My Guide to the Planets series introduces early readers to the planets in our solar system. Each book is told from the planet's perspective, providing a unique and fun approach to science learning. In this book, meet Saturn and learn all about why he is called the ringed planet. Through simple sentences, emerging readers will learn technical facts and develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Uranus

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160026

The My Guide to the Planets series introduces early readers to the planets in our solar system. Each book is told from the planet's perspective, providing a unique and fun approach to science learning. In this book, meet Uranus and learn all about what makes him different. Through simple sentences, emerging readers will learn technical facts and develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Venus

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160002

The My Guide to the Planets series introduces early readers to the planets in our solar system. Each book is told from the planet's perspective, providing a unique and fun approach to science learning. In this book, meet Venus and learn all about why she's called Earth's sister planet. Through simple sentences, emerging readers will learn technical facts and develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Jupiter

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160033

The My Guide to the Planets series introduces early readers to the planets in our solar system. Each book is told from the planet's perspective, providing a unique and fun approach to science learning. In this book, meet Jupiter and learn how many moons he has. Through simple sentences, emerging readers will learn technical facts and develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Mars

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534159976

The My Guide to the Planets series introduces early readers to the planets in our solar system. Each book is told from the planet's perspective, providing a unique and fun approach to science learning. In this book, meet Mars and learn all about why he is called the Red Planet. Through simple sentences, emerging readers will learn technical facts and develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Mercury

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160019

The My Guide to the Planets series introduces early readers to the planets in our solar system. Each book is told from the planet's perspective, providing a unique and fun approach to science learning. In this book, meet Mercury and learn all about the closest planet to the Sun. Through simple sentences, emerging readers will learn technical facts and develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Neptune

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534159983

The My Guide to the Planets series introduces early readers to the planets in our solar system. Each book is told from the planet's perspective, providing a unique and fun approach to science learning. In this book, meet Neptune and learn all about why he is called the blue planet. Through simple sentences, emerging readers will learn technical facts and develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

Earth

Czeena Devera (author) Jeff Bane (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534159969

The My Guide to the Planets series introduces early readers to the planets in our solar system. Each book is told from the planet's perspective, providing a unique and fun approach to science learning. In this book, meet Earth and learn all about what makes her unique! Through simple sentences, emerging readers will learn technical facts and develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, and an author biography.

12 Women in the Space Industry

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: Bookstaves ISBN: 9781645820635

From Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, to Peggy Whitson, space station commander, citizen space explorer Anousheh Ansari, and British space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock, this book profiles 12 women from around the world who have gone into space or worked in the space industry. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. An Out of the Shadows section features mini-bios of space-focused women who never got the recognition they deserved.

Space Exploration: From Rockets to Space Stations

Tracey Kelly (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781781214848

This book traces the story of the development of inventions in space technology – from the earliest steps to our current technology. It concentrates on illustrating how each breakthrough eventually led to a new one.

Astronaut

Amy Rechner (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916273

Have you ever wanted to visit outer space? It takes a lot of work to get ready for the journey, and there’s even more work when you get there! Find out what it takes to become an astronaut, and as well as the qualities and training needed. Features outline a day’s activities, chart a career path, and profile an important person in the field. Readers will snap up this high-interest title about a job that is truly out of this world!

Asteroid Impact

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916518

The Earth is constantly bombarded with space matter. Most burns up before it reaches the surface. But what if a giant asteroid was headed our way? In this high-interest title, the end of the world becomes a reality as a massive asteroid strikes Earth! Readers can put themselves in the line of impact with a narrative opening and discover if any asteroids are on course to collide with Earth anytime soon. Features follow the chain reaction of an asteroid impact and examine past asteroid impacts. Would we be able to save ourselves?

Solar Storm

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781618916556

The Sun is a major component in the existence of life on Earth. Could it also bring about the end? Energy often shoots coronal mass ejections into space. A massive CME on course for Earth could cause a solar storm with devastating results! This high-interest title explores how the world could end from a solar storm, from electrical shutdowns to disastrous food shortages. Fun facts add fascinating bonus information while the look back feature provides a glimpse into a past solar storm. Find out the science behind solar storms and what we can do to save ourselves in this world-ending title!

The Constellation Hercules: The Story of the Hero

M. J. York (author) JT Morrow (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623236601

Retells the story and adventures of Hercules, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Hercules, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.

The Constellation Ursa Major: The Story of the Big Bear

Lisa Owings (author) JT Morrow (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623236632

Retells the story of Ursa Major as the transformation of Callisto and Arcas, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Ursa Major, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture including the role of the Big Dipper in the Underground Railroad.

The Constellation Ursa Minor: The Story of the Little Bear

Lisa Owings (author) JT Morrow (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623236649

Retells the story of Ursa Minor as the nurse of Zeus and recounts the tale of Zeus's birth and rise to power, discusses the astronomical features of the constellation Ursa Minor and the star Polaris, and describes the history of the constellation and its myths in world culture.

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.

Learn about the Galaxy

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837782

Introduces readers to galaxies and how they form. Learn about what is found in galaxies and different galaxy shapes. Includes step-by-step instructions to make a galaxy in a jar. Additional features include fun facts, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Cycles of the Night Sky

Angie Smibert (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833296

Introduces the cycles of the night sky. Readers will gain insight into why the night sky changes, learn about different constellations, and discover how the moon is involved. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

Cycles of the Seasons

Golriz Golkar (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503833302

Introduces the cycles of seasons and their impact on Earth. Readers will gain insight into how Earth's tilt plays an important role, how the hemispheres are effected differently, and what happens when seasons are disturbed. Additional features include a diagram of the cycle, table of contents, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.

The First Men Who Went to the Moon

Rhonda Gowler Greene (author) Scott Brundage (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138360

2020 New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Master List In 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued a challenge to the nation: land astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade. The Apollo program was designed by NASA to meet that challenge, and on July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin. Apollo 11's prime mission objective: "Perform a manned lunar landing and return." Four days after take-off, the Lunar Module "Eagle," carrying Armstrong and Aldrin, separated from the Command Module "Columbia," and descended to the moon. Armstrong reported back to Houston's Command Center, "The Eagle has landed." America and the world watched in wonder and awe as a new chapter in space exploration opened. Through verse and informational text, author Rhonda Gowler Greene celebrates Apollo 11's historic moon landing.

Marty's Mission: An Apollo 11 Story

Judy Young (author) David Miles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138346

It's 1969 and Marty's family lives on the U.S. island of Guam, where his father manages the NASA tracking station. It's important work and never more so than during the Apollo 11 space mission, where the tracking station relays signals back and forth between the astronauts and Mission Control in Houston, Texas. Along with the rest of the world, Marty listens to every mission update, including the historic landing on the moon and astronaut Neil Armstrong's first steps. But during Apollo 11's return to Earth, something goes wrong. There is a problem with the tracking station's antenna during the final hours of the mission. The problem must be resolved--the antenna is the only way Mission Control can communicate with the astronauts before Apollo 11 splashes down. Marty finds himself playing a key role in helping bring the craft safely back to Earth. Based on actual events, young readers get a front-row seat to this historic event in this new entry in the Tales of Young Americans series.

Pluto

Colleen Sexton

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781600144103

Pluto is a dwarf planet with three known moons - Hydra, Nix, and Charon. Children will explore Pluto's physical features, its position in the solar system, and why it is no longer considered a planet. Blastoff! Series