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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.
Solar System
Solar System
Paperback      ISBN: 1465454284
From the creators of DK findout!, the free online resource for kids, comes an exciting new book series full of amazing images, incredible quizzes, and cutting-edge information kids need to know. The DK findout! series helps kids become experts on their favorite subjects—from dinosaurs to space. Learning doesn't get more fun. Bring space down to earth with DK findout! Solar System. Take a trip across Mars, find out what the weather is like on Jupiter, and visit the International Space Station. See how the planets move, learn about the asteroid belt, and read up on the history of astronomy. Discover once and for all why Pluto is a dwarf planet. Pull out the special cover flaps to see extra information about space and take a quiz about everything in the book. Filled with vivid photography and out-of-this-world facts, DK findout! Solar System makes space fun and accessible for any budding astronomer or astronaut. Learn more about the solar system—or anything else!—at www.dkfindout.com, a free educational website for kids to have fun with information and to expand their knowledge.
Space Machines: Build Your Own Working Machines
Space Machines
Build Your Own Working Machines
Hardcover      ISBN: 1682972127
Discover all there is to know about the machines used in space by building them with this interactive guide! Space Machines includes everything you will need and full, step-by-step instructions to build nine different space machines with working parts. With a pegboard and 40 sturdy, colorful machine pieces, plus plastic nuts and bolts, this is the perfect, hands-on introduction to budding engineers and sci-fi fans everywhere.
Super Space Encyclopedia: The Furthest, Largest, Most Spectacular Features of Our Universe
Super Space Encyclopedia
The Furthest, Largest, Most Spectacular Features of Our Universe
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465481710
Featuring striking CGI illustrations and high-interest facts based on up-to-date discoveries, a highly visual reference covers subjects ranging from the Big Bang and the formation of galaxies to our Solar System and the latest exploration technology.
Destination: Space
Destination
Space
Hardcover      ISBN: 1847808409
Invites children to imagine themselves on a shuttle in deep space alongside five fellow cadets in an introduction to our local solar system and beyond that illuminates the science behind stars, planets, meteors, comets, galaxies and the history of the universe.
There Was a Black Hole That Swallowed the Universe
There Was a Black Hole That Swallowed the Universe
Hardcover      ISBN: 149268077x
"From the #1 bestselling science author for kids comes a hilarious new take on the universe and everything in it. Using the familiar rhythm of "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly," follow along as the black hole swallows up everything that exists,from the biggest to the smallest pieces of matter. The silly, vibrant artwork is sure to make stargazers of all ages smile. Included in the book will be instructions for revealing secret, invisible text and artwork that reverses the story from nothing tothe scientific creation of everything!"--
First Space Encyclopedia
First Space Encyclopedia
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465443436
Introduces the universe, visiting all the planets of the solar system and their moons, as well as the sun and other stars, black holes, asteroids, comets, and other galaxies.
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.
Awesome Astronomy
Awesome Astronomy
Paperback      ISBN: 1682970248
An introduction to astronomy covers topics such as the solar system, Earth's moon, moon phases, constellations, and exoplanets.
Star Finder!: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night Sky
Star Finder!
A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night Sky
Paperback      ISBN: 1465464751
Complemented by a glow-in-the-dark night sky viewer, a step-by-step guide to identifying key constellations across the Northern Hemisphere counsels budding astronomers on how to navigate and recognize objects in the night sky. Original.