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Outer Space


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Eyes in the Sky: Satellite Spies Are Watching You! (24/7: Science Behind the Scenes: Spy Files)
Eyes in the Sky: Satellite Spies Are Watching You! (24/7: Science Behind the Scenes: Spy Files)
by Lisa Jo Rudy
Publisher Comments
- Background information to build content-area knowledge including: Scientific timelines, words to know, job descriptions, and seminal cases<BR>- Chapter Summaries and questions that recap the evidence: You're The Medical Examiner<BR>... (read more)

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Glider (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
Glider (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
by Nancy Robinson Masters
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Find out how these interesting vehicles can fly without engines.... (read more)

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Jet Plane: How It Works (My Readers - Level 4)
Jet Plane: How It Works (My Readers - Level 4)
by David Macaulay
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Go on an airplane ride. It weighs as much as 100 elephants, but it can fly for hours. How does a jet do that? From the engine that provides the power and wings that lift the plane off the ground to the cockpit controls and passenger cabin, see how... (read more)

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Space (Ripley's Believe It or Not)
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Space (Ripley's Believe It or Not)
by Mike Goldsmith
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A uniquely fun Ripley’s Believe It or Not! way of looking at traditional subject matter with a Ripley's twist! Space is fascinating, and huge, and complicated. It's full of thing you can see, like stars, and satellites, and the Sun. It's even more... (read more)

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Fighter Planes Up Close (Up Close)
Fighter Planes Up Close (Up Close)
by Andra S. Abramson
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These aircraft are the military’s best—they scramble into action in minutes, reach speeds of Mach 3, deploy missiles, and perform amazing acrobatic feats. So young plane enthusiasts will be flying high as they pore through this breathtaking... (read more)

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101 Great Fighters (101 Greatest Weapons of All Times)
101 Great Fighters (101 Greatest Weapons of All Times)
by Robert Jackson
Synopsis
From their advent in WWI, when flying aces engaged one another in death-defying aeronautical battles, to todays advanced supersonic jets, fighter planes have transformed modern warfare. Over the years, many countries have developed deadly fighter planes... (read more)

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How Do You Burp in Space?: And Other Tips Every Space Tourist Needs to Know
How Do You Burp in Space?: And Other Tips Every Space Tourist Needs to Know
by Susan E. Goodman
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Space will always be a popular topic for the imagination, and with companies like Virgin Galactic putting real muscle behind developing space tourism, that imaginary space trip is closer than ever to becoming a reality. And when it does, you're going to... (read more)

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Home on the Moon: Living on a Space Frontier
Home on the Moon: Living on a Space Frontier
by Marianne J Dyson
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and index.... (read more)

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If You Decide to Go to the Moon
If You Decide to Go to the Moon
by Faith Mcnulty
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Written in the second person, the text allows the reader to participate in every aspect of the journey, from packing to lift-off to traveling through space, ultimately landing at the Sea of Tranquility, the site of the first lunar landing. Full color.... (read more)

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Ancient Orbiters (National Geographic Science Chapters)
Ancient Orbiters (National Geographic Science Chapters)
by Sue Whiting
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Dramatic telescope photography and in-depth profiles of our planets and other features of our solar system light up the night skies for young readers.... (read more)

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Helicopter (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
Helicopter (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
by Matt Mullins
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Learn how a spinning set of blades makes a helicopter fly and find out how pilots steer these interesting vehicles.... (read more)

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Space Exploration Fun Kit (Boxed Sets/Bindups)
Space Exploration Fun Kit (Boxed Sets/Bindups)
by Carol Belanger Grafton
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Blast off to a galaxy of fun and adventure - Over 50 stickers including shiny and glow-in-the-dark - 2 coloring books plus 4 coloring sheets on translucent paper - 3 cut-and-fold paper spaceships - Stencils - 9 big glow-in-the-dark planet stickers... (read more)

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Cheerleading (My First Sports)
Cheerleading (My First Sports)
by Sara Green
Synopsis
The sport of cheerleading demands strength, flexibility, and spirit. Cheerleaders dance, tumble, and even fly through the air to encourage sports teams and excite crowds. This book will teach young readers about cheerleading by presenting the sport's... (read more)

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The International Space Station (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
The International Space Station (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
by Franklyn Mansfield Branley
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Find out what life will be like for the astronauts on the International Space Station in this latest book from the "Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science" series. This information-packed book also comes with a page of activities and a poster. Full-color... (read more)

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Floating in Space (Let's Read-And-Find-Out Science)
Floating in Space (Let's Read-And-Find-Out Science)
by Franklyn Branley
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Don't jump! If you're on the space shuttle, that is. Astronauts never jump in space. They usually drink out of straws, and they lift tons of equipment as if it were light as air. Find out more in this information-packed voyage into space.... (read more)

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Karate (My First Sports)
Karate (My First Sports)
by Kari Schuetz
Synopsis
People train in the martial art of karate to strengthen their bodies and minds. Many can kick and punch with enough force to break wooden boards in half! Young readers will discover how karate has evolved from a fighting method into a popular sport. Kiai!... (read more)

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The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins
The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins
by Bea Uusma Schyffert
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Do you know the story of Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 astronaut who went all the way to the moon but never walked on its surface? Instead, he orbited the moon 14 times, surrounded by 701 power switches and 20 pounds of checklists. Reminiscent of a... (read more)

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This Is Rocket Science: True Stories of the Risk-Taking Scientists Who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond Earth
This Is Rocket Science: True Stories of the Risk-Taking Scientists Who Figure Out Ways to Explore Beyond Earth
by Gloria Skurzynski
Publisher Comments
..three, two, one... we have liftoff! From the award-winning author of Are We Alone? comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space. This Is Rocket Science explores the past, present, and future of space travel. The compelling text&#8212... (read more)

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The Sun
The Sun
by Charlotte Guillain
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Exploring Space introduces young learners to key features of the universe. Readers learn about planets, moons, stars, and space travel.The books' stunning photographs and illustrations, and short, informative text developed alongside reading experts... (read more)

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Rockets with Sticker (Sticker Stories)
Rockets with Sticker (Sticker Stories)
by Grosset & Dunlap
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"This is Mission Control. 3...2...1...Blast Off!" Get ready to explore rockets, satellites, and outer space. You'll travel with the astronauts on their journeys beyond, and then return to earth--home sweet home.... (read more)

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