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Big Ideas That Changed the World 1: Rocket to the Moon!
Big Ideas That Changed the World 1
Rocket to the Moon!
Hardcover      ISBN: 1419734040
Presents a history of rocket technology, from ancient Chinese rockets, the "bombs bursting in air" during the War of 1812, and Russia's Sputnik program.
If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon
If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon
School & Library      ISBN: 1454929707
Alien Worlds: Your Guide to Extraterrestrial Life
Alien Worlds
Your Guide to Extraterrestrial Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 1426311109
The award-winning creator of 13 Planets: The Latest View of the Solar System considers the plausibility of alien life and what creatures living on extrasolar planets might be like, drawing on scientific sources to depict alien creatures who have adapted to the unique characteristics of their respective environments.
The Moon Book
The Moon Book
Paperback      ISBN: 082344323x
An up-to-date, clear and interesting introduction to our magnificent moon from the the award-winning author of science books for children. Shining light on all kinds of fascinating facts about our moon, this simple, introductory book includes information on how the moon affects the oceans' tides, why the same side of the moon always faces earth, why we have eclipses, and more. This newly revised edition, available in time for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, incorporates new, up-to-date information based on recent discoveries, and includes an updated map of the moon's surface. Thoroughly vetted by an astrophysics expert, The Moon Book is a perfect introduction lunar phases, orbit, the history of space exploration, and more. Using her signature combination of colorful, clear illustrations and accessible text, Gail Gibbons reinforces important vocabulary with simple explanations, perfect for budding astronomers. Legends about the moon, trivia, and facts about the moon landing are also included.
Space (Ripley's Believe It or Not!)
Space (Ripley's Believe It or Not!)
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Paperback      ISBN: 0099568152
Reveals the high-tech world of space. This book explains how to look at the night sky and how planets and stars were formed, and reveals facts about the history of space exploration.
Janice Vancleave's Astronomy for Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work
Janice Vancleave's Astronomy for Every Kid
101 Easy Experiments That Really Work
Paperback      ISBN: 0471535737
An elementary science experiment book that provides young scientists with safe, workable astronomy projects
Moon! Earth's Best Friend
Moon! Earth's Best Friend
School & Library      ISBN: 1250199344
A good-humored and unfailingly loyal Moon traces her history, formation and important relationship with Earth, in a fact-filled companion to Sun! One in a Billion.
Space Record Breakers
Space Record Breakers
Paperback      ISBN: 178312072x
Presents information on outer space and human space exploration, including the planet with the most moons, the first woman in space, and the closest star to the solar system.
Find Your Way in Space
Find Your Way in Space
Hardcover      ISBN: 1682970477
Choose your mode of transport and set off on an adventure that will take you all the way across space. Can you navigate huge roundabouts with space shuttles, or cross bridges guarded aliens? Negotiate pesky road obstructions by solving the math problems correctly. Pick up hidden objects, collect bonus points, and use your mapping skills to zoom backwards and forwards through the book.Incredibly busy and colorful artwork will delight young children, and once they reach their objective, readers can absorb themselves in all sorts of bonus math activities.
Go for the Moon: A Rocket, A Boy, and the First Moon Landing
Go for the Moon
A Rocket, A Boy, and the First Moon Landing
School & Library      ISBN: 1250155797
As the Apollo 11 spacecraft prepares its historic flight to the Moon, a young boy prepares a rocket of his own, in a book celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the first Moon landing.