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Exploring Space Robots
Exploring Space Robots
Paperback      ISBN: 0761378804

How can robots help us explore space? A probe called New Horizons is zooming through the outer solar system. It's headed to Pluto. It and other space robots can go where people cannot survive. In this book, you'll learn how robots can work as our eyes, ears, and hands in space. As part of the Searchlight Books(TM) collection, this series explores outer space and sheds light on the question What's Amazing about Space? Fantastic photos, kid-friendly explanations of science concepts, and useful diagrams will help you discover the answers

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Pluto Gets the Call
Pluto Gets the Call
School & Library      ISBN: 1534414533
Pluto gets a call from Earth telling him he isn't a planet anymore, so he sets out on a journey through the solar system to find out why in this funny and fact-filled romp that's perfect for fans of The Scrambled States of America.

Pluto loves being a planet. That is, until the day he gets a call from some Earth scientists telling him he isn't a planet anymore You probably wanted to meet a real planet, huh? So, Pluto takes the reader on a hilarious and informative journey through the solar system to introduce the other planets and commiserate about his situation along the way. Younger readers will be so busy laughing over Pluto's interactions with the other planets, asteroids, moons, and even the sun, they won't even realize just how much they're learning about our solar system
Mae Among the Stars
Mae Among the Stars
School & Library      ISBN: 0062651730

A beautiful picture book for sharing and marking special occasions such as graduation, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. An Amazon Best Book of the Month

A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts.

When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering.

She wanted to be an astronaut.

Her mom told her, "If you believe it, and work hard for it, anything is possible."

Little Mae's curiosity, intelligence, and determination, matched with her parents' encouraging words, paved the way for her incredible success at NASA as the first African American woman to travel in space.

This book will inspire other young girls to reach for the stars, to aspire for the impossible, and to persist with childlike imagination.

Astronomy: Out of This World! [With Poster]
Astronomy
Out of This World! [With Poster]
Paperback      ISBN: 0753462907

Basher Science: Astronomy, Out of this World created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green:

Like a Facebook for the universe, Astronomy gives every important celestial body and concept its own page, where readers can learn its behaviors, likes, and dislikes up close and personal. From the flashy stars to the shadowy and strange objects that hang out like loners at the edges of the universe, no player goes unnoticed. Every profile has a hip anime-style portrait to round out the picture, but make no mistake: while the presentation is all style, the science is rock solid. The universe has never been so cool.

Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book
Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book
Paperback      ISBN: 190926346x

Looking at the stars, do you dream of new worlds beyond our own? Would you like to explore distant planets, fly a rocket or try some chocolate quantum physics? Good news, Professor Astro Cat is here to help Packed with amazing experiments, thrilling facts and create-your-own adventures, his Astronaut Space Camp offers a universe of excitement, and is bursting with ideas for a future at the frontiers of space

Rocket to the Moon!
Rocket to the Moon!
Hardcover      ISBN: 1419734040

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" when the Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it wasn't just one man who got us to the moon. Rocket to the Moon explores the people and technology that made the moon landing possible. Instead of examining one person's life, it focuses on the moon landing itself, showing the events leading up to it and how it changed the world. The book takes readers through the history of rocket building: from ancient Chinese rockets, to "bombs bursting in air" during the War of 1812, to Russia's Sputnik program, to the moon landing. Beautifully illustrated and well-researched, this book is the perfect resource for curious readers and tomorrow's scientists. It includes a timeline of space travel, a bibliography, and an index.

100 Things to Spot in the Night Sky
100 Things to Spot in the Night Sky
Paperback      ISBN: 0794519660
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.

The Speed of Starlight: An Exploration of Physics, Sound, Light, and Space
The Speed of Starlight
An Exploration of Physics, Sound, Light, and Space
Hardcover      ISBN: 1536208558
A contemporary exploration of physics, light, and sound told through stunning graphic artwork.

Designed to present physics in a totally new way, this book explores the topics of physics, light, and sound alongside incredible artwork from Ximo Abad a. Visualize sonar sound, discover the speed of light, and understand basic quantum physics with easy-to-understand, engaging text by acclaimed science writer Colin Stuart. Impressive design meets exciting content in this title that will truly captivate and inspire.
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.