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Other titles in the Good Question! series:
How Many Planets Circle the Sun?: And Other Questions about Our Solar System (Good Question!)by Mary Kay Carson
Synopses & Reviews
Why is there life on earth? How did Saturn get its rings? Which planet is biggest, which one's hottestand#8212;and which has a cloud named Scooter? Take a trip into outer space to learn about the asteroid belt, Martian volcanoes, dwarf planets, and other fascinating facts about our universe.
What is a landfill? What makes some garbage dangerous? Why it is good to recycleandmdash;and can we recycle water? Kids see the garbage truck all the timeandmdash;but this entertaining and educational book will tell them what it does and where it goes, along with other facts about the trash we create and how it affects the environment.
About the Author
Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children's nonfiction author. She has written more than 40 books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and history, including Sterling Biographies: Alexander Graham Bell: Giving Voice to the World as well as The Underground Railroad for Kids and The Wright Brothers for Kids (both Chicago Review Press). Mary Kay also gives presentations at schools about writing and her books. She lives in Cincinnati, OH. For more information go to: marykaycarson.com.
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