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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.
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.
Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon
Daring Dozen
The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon
School & Library      ISBN: 1580897738
Describes the experiences of the twelve astronauts who walked on the Moon, showing how the Apollo moon missions built upon one another.
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.
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.
Sun! One in a Billion
Sun! One in a Billion
School & Library      ISBN: 1250199328
From the author of Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years comes a new picture book about space
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.
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.
Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon
Countdown
2979 Days to the Moon
Hardcover      ISBN: 1682630137
]Powerful free verse and stunning illustrations tell the true story of the American effort to land the first man on the Moon. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would try to land a man on the Moon within 10 years. During the 2,979 days that followed his speech, 18 astronauts climbed into spaceships; three of them died before even leaving the ground. Eight rockets soared into space. And 400,000 people--engineers, technicians, scientists, mathematicians and machinists--joined Project Apollo in hopes of making the dream a reality.
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.