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The Amazing Universe

Lauren Kukla (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680784022

Climb Aboard! Explore the beginning of the universe, the big bang theory, galaxies, and black holes! Learn about key astronomers and their contributions to space exploration! Examine the Hubble Space Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider! See an infographic showing a timeline of the universe! Did You Know? facts and a Guidebook of black holes complete your journey. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

NASA Takes Photography into Space

Arnold Ringstad (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532110177

NASA Takes Photography into Space considers the work of NASA photographers as they began exploring space. Using many stunning, full-page photos, it examines the photography’s contributions to NASA’s overall mission, including how space exploration has pushed photography technology forward. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Spacecraft

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964633

In Spacecraft, early fluent readers learn about the construction and function of a variety of spacecraft. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating vehicles exploring our universe. An infographic examines the anatomy of the space shuttle, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about spacecraft using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Spacecraft also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Spacecraft is part of Jump!'s Space Explorers series.

Saturno para mi cumpleaños

John McGranaghan (author), Wendy Edelson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781934359655

Jeffery quiere Saturno para su cumpleaños y quiere— todas las 47 lunas. Después de todo ¡estas podrían ser luces fantásticas para la noche! Pero él no es egoísta; él compartirá los anillos con algunos de sus amigos de la escuela y su profesora, la Srta. Cassini. Los hechos reales acerca de Saturno están entrelazados inadvertidamente en esta historia divertida en la que Geraldo explica lo que él hará en el presente y como él lo cuidará. Será mejor que su papá se apresure con la orden porque el pedido puede que tome un tiempo largo.

Saturno   

Chaya Glaser (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246781

What planet has at least 12 rings and 53 moons? Saturn! The planet’s bright rings are made of pieces of rocks and ice. Some pieces are as big as a house. Scientists have sent spacecraft to learn more about the planet—and expect to discover more moons and rings. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Saturn. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Urano 

Chaya Glaser (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246804

What’s the coldest planet in the solar system? Uranus! Because it’s so far away from the Sun, its temperature dips to about -357°F. Unlike Earth, this super-cold planet isn’t made up of rock. Instead, it is made up of liquids and gases—including the blue-green gases that give it its beautiful color. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Uranus. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Venus   

Dawn Bluemel Oldfield (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246811

What planet is known as Earth’s twin? Venus! The two planets are about the same size, and Venus also has mountains, canyons, and volcanoes. However, Venus is much hotter than Earth—with temperatures reaching 880°F. It is also unlike Earth because its thick atmosphere is filled with poisonous gases. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Venus. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

El Sol  

Chaya Glaser (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246798

What object is the center of our solar system? The Sun! Eight planets orbit this giant, burning ball of gas. Life on Earth could not exist without the Sun. It gives us light and heat and gives plants energy to grow. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about the most famous star in all of outer space. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Júpiter

Chaya Glaser (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246729

What’s the largest, fastest-spinning planet in our solar system? Jupiter! It’s so large that more than 1,000 Earths could fit inside it! This giant planet has more moons than any other planet in the solar system. It also has a huge, red storm on its surface. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space in simple yet captivating text as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Jupiter. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

La Tierra  

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246705

What planet do we call home? Earth! Earth has plenty of water—in fact, more than 70 percent of its surface is made up of water. Earth also has an atmosphere that contains oxygen and other gases that animals and plants need to live. As a result, Earth has just the right conditions to support life—unlike any other planet in the solar system! Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Earth. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore the Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Los cometas helados

J. Clark Sawyer (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246712

What has one head, sometimes has tails, and orbits the Sun? A comet! These giant balls of ice, mixed with rock and dust, orbit the Sun. When they are very far from it, they have no tails. When they get closer to the Sun, they heat up and give off a cloud of gases and dust—and form tails. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space in simple yet captivating text as they learn these and other fascinating facts about comets. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Marte 

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246736

Which planet is often called the “red planet”? Mars! It got this nickname because it’s covered with red rocks and dust. Mars is also known for having the largest mountain in the solar system. Called Olympus Mons, it’s three times taller than Mount Everest! Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Mars. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Mercurio   

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246743

What’s the closest planet to our Sun? Mercury! Mercury orbits the Sun very quickly —in fact, it circles the Sun four times more quickly than Earth. With a surface covered in craters, it’s also the smallest planet. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Mercury. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Neptuno   

Chaya Glaser (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246750

What’s the windiest planet in the solar system? Neptune! The winds on Neptune can be up to ten times stronger than the most powerful hurricanes on Earth! That isn’t the only thing that’s extreme about this giant, icy planet, though—it’s also the farthest planet from our Sun. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Neptune. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Nuestra Luna   

J. Clark Sawyer (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246767

What shines brighter than any other object in the night sky? The Moon! It reflects the Sun’s light as it orbits Earth. The gray, rocky Moon is close enough for people to travel there in spaceships. Several astronauts have even brought back Moon rocks. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space in simple yet captivating text as they learn these and other fascinating facts about the Moon. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Plutón 

Chaya Glaser (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627246774

What is the most famous dwarf planet in the solar system? Pluto! This dwarf planet is just like a regular planet, but smaller. Pluto is so far from the Sun that it’s covered in ice. Its neighbors in space are rocky asteroids and comets. Early readers will be taken on a journey through outer space in simple yet captivating text as they learn these and other fascinating facts about Pluto. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence structure. Stunning photos closely align with descriptive text that will grab kids’ attention. Emergent readers won’t be able to stop turning the pages as they explore Earth’s solar system. Get ready to blast off!

Mira el cielo

Tammy Jones (author)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607194323

Que puedes ver en el cielo?

Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Tracy Hill (illustrator)

Publisher: Remedia Publications ISBN: 9781561759477

Get answers in this nonfiction storybook to your fascinating questions! Colorful pictures, short sentences, and a small amount of predictable text per page make this book perfect for reluctant and struggling readers. I Wonder Series

Spacing Out

Kyla Steinkraus (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919072

Paisley and Ben travel to other planets to find out if life exists beyond Earth.

Twist in Time

J.L. Anderson (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919164

Paisley and Ben build a time machine so they can see first-hand what dinosaurs looked like.

Kitchen Chaos

J.L. Anderson (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919157

Paisley and Ben travel to another solar system to find ingredients for an out of this world bake sale treat.

Magnetic Mess

J.L. Anderson (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919133

Debris from space is hurtling toward the school. Paisley and pals scramble to build something to divert disaster.

Jupiter

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673137

Did you know that giant Jupiter has over 60 moons? Or that one of Jupiter's moons, Ganymede, is so big that it's actually larger than the planet Mercury? And did you know that there is a massive hurricane-like storm on Jupiter that is big enough to fit three Earths inside? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Mars

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673113

Did you know that Mars has two moons and that they both look like lumpy baked potatoes? Or that Mars has a giant volcano that is 17 miles (27 km) tall, which is big enough to completely cover Arizona here on Earth? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the planet that is covered by rusty, red dust, Mars. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Mercury

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673038

Did you know that as high-speed Mercury zooms through space it travels 31 miles (50 km) every second, or that a year on Mercury lasts just 88 days? And did you know that if Earth were the size of a baseball, little Mercury would be no bigger than a ping-pong ball? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the planet thats closest to the Sun, Mercury. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.