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Adventures in Space
Adventures in Space
Hardcover      ISBN: 1843653745
One day our sun will grow . . . and grow . . . and grow . . . until it ends its life as a red giant 400 times its current size. Wonder at facts like these, and much more, in the new illustrated guide to space. Space is fascinating, and in this book Simon Tyler gorgeously illustrates the planets, meteors, rockets and galaxies—even strange phenomena like the speed of light and solar flares!
Pluto Gets the Call
Pluto Gets the Call
School & Library      ISBN: 1534414533
Just after learning that Earth's scientists no longer consider him a planet, an unhappy Pluto takes a visitor from Earth on a tour of the solar system, sharing facts along the way.
The Space Race
The Space Race
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465481451
The author of Did You Know? Space presents a history of human space exploration that includes lesser-known stories behind famous space missions while answering common questions about the space race, the first lunar landing and the potential for life on Mars.
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
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.
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!"--
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
Jupiter
Jupiter
Paperback      ISBN: 1628325305
Hello, Jupiter and Neptune. Hello, Mercury and Venus. Hello, ... fun! The popular Seedlings series now offers irresistible introductions to our solar system's eight planets. Written in a friendly voice, filled with dynamic photos, and featuring text crafted for the youngest of readers, these newest books spotlight the names, orbital processes, and defining features of the planets. Each book closes with a labeled-image guide for further review. As introductions to informational text, these titles will plant the seeds of knowledge! A kindergarten-level introduction to the planet Jupiter, covering its orbital process, its moons, and such defining features as its rings, Great Red Spot, and name.
Little Leonardo’s Makerlab Space
Little Leonardo’s Makerlab Space
Hardcover      ISBN: 1423651154
More than 20 hands-on activities for young space enthusiasts range from a simple model of the solar system to a demonstration of the speed of light. By the best-selling author of The Big Book of Boy Stuff.
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.