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The Moon

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673090

Did you know that the Moon is the only place in the universe where humans have stood, apart from Earth? Or that about 81 Moons could fit inside Earth? And did you know that scientists believe the Moon was once part of Earthuntil another planet crashed into Earth, breaking off the giant piece of rock that became our Moon? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to Earths nearest space neighbor, The Moon. 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.

Neptune

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673199

Did you know that on Neptune there are winds that blow six times faster than the most powerful hurricanes on Earth? Or that scientists have discovered that Neptune has 13 moons, but there might still be more to find? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the furthest planet from the Sun, Neptune. 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.

Pluto and the Dwarf Planets

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673212

Did you know that Pluto is so far from the Sun that if you stood on its surface, the Sun would look like a bright, twinkling star, and nothing like the giant, shining Sun that we see from Earth? Or that scientists didnt even know that the largest dwarf planet, Eris, existed until 2005? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the newest lineup of objects in the solar system, Pluto and the Dwarf Planets. 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.

Saturn

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673151

Did you know that Saturn's rings are made up of billions of bits of rock that can be as tiny as specks of dust, or as large as skyscrapers? And did you know that Saturn is the lightest planet in the solar system and would float in waterif you could find a bathtub big enough to hold it? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the planet with the incredible rocky rings, Saturn. 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.

The Sun

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673014

Did you know that the Sun is so enormous that one million Earths could fit inside it? Or that light from the Sun travels across space for eight and a half minutes before it reaches us? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the star at the center of our solar system, The Sun.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.

Uranus

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673175

Did you know that scientists think this planet spins sideways because at some time during its life, it collided with another giant space object that knocked it onto its side? Or that a year on Uranus lasts as long as 84 years on Earth? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the seventh planet from the Sun, Uranus. 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.

Venus

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673052

Did you know that Venus shines so brightly in the night sky that sometimes it actually casts shadows here on Earth? Or that a single day on Venus lasts as long as 243 days on Earth? Or that Venus is so hot that even robots cant survive on its scorching surface? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the most deadly planet in the solar system, Venus. 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.

Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673236

Did you know that a comet is like a big, rocky snowball with a tail of gas and dust millions of miles long? Or that an asteroid can be as small as a car, or as big as a mountain? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the icy, rocky voyagers of the solar system that so often hit the headlines: Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids. 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.

Earth

Ellen Lawrence (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781909673076

Did you know that Earth is zooming around the Sun at about 66,000 miles per hour (107,000 km/h)? Or that Earths crust is made of giant pieces that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle? And did you know that there are huge mountains under the ocean, and enough salt in the oceans to cover the whole Earth with a salty layer as high as a 50-story building? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the planet in the solar system that we call home, Earth. 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 and earth photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

Do You Really Want to Visit Mars?

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534037

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to the Moon, visits the sites from the Apollo missions, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Moon vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit The Moon?

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534044

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Mars, learns about the harsh conditions on the rocky red planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Mars vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Jupiter?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534051

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Jupiter, learns about the harsh conditions on the biggest planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Jupiter vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Saturn?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534068

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Saturn, learns about the harsh conditions on the gas planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Saturn vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Neptune?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534075

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Neptune and the outer reaches of the solar system, learns about the harsh conditions on the planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Neptune vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Uranus?

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534082

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Uranus, learns about the harsh conditions on the planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Uranus vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Mercury?

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534013

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Mercury, learns about the harsh conditions on the rocky planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Mercury vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

Do You Really Want to Visit Venus?

Thomas K. Adamson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534020

A child astronaut takes an imaginary trip to Venus, learns about the extremely hot and harsh conditions on the planet, and decides that Earth is a good home after all. Includes solar system diagram, Venus vs. Earth fact chart, and glossary.

12 Things to Know about Space Exploration

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781621430735

Explores 12 things to know about space exploration. Includes amazing facts along with information about key players and technologies.

Around the Moon 1,2,3: A Space Counting Book

Tracey E. Dils (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607538189

Introduces the moon, planets, and other objects in space, while teaching the concept of counting to ten.

Las estrellas (Stars)

Lynn Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627174503

Stars And Their Mysteries Are Revealed In This Incredible Book About Stars.

Our Solar System

Christian A. Lopetz (author)

Publisher: Blue Door Education ISBN: 9780983916727

Explore our solar system. Find out about all the planets and their position in relation to the Sun.

UFOs

Elizabeth Noll (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720273

Readers of this book will investigate the facts and compare the data provided in the easy-access text and compelling diagrams and infographics, and then decide for themselves what UFOs really are.

Rovers

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964626

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

Space Stations

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964602

In Space Stations, early fluent readers learn about how space stations are constructed and what they are used for. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about these fascinating research stations orbiting our planet. An infographic examines the makeup of the International Space Station, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about space stations using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Space Stations also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Space Stations is part of Jump!'s Space Explorers series.

Artificial Satellites

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624964596

In Artificial Satellites, early fluent readers learn about the construction and function of a variety of artificial satellites. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they learn about the fascinating man-made objects orbiting our planet. An infographic illustrates various types of orbit, and an activity offers kids an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about artificial satellites using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Artificial Satellites also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Artificial Satellites is part of Jump!'s Space Explorers series.