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Outer Space


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The Firmament of the Sky Dome: A Biblical / Scientific Account of the Earth's Creation
The Firmament of the Sky Dome: A Biblical / Scientific Account of the Earth's Creation
by Leander R. Pimenta
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Starting with the explosion debris left behind after the supernova of a star this book gives a detailed account of the formation of the Earth and rest of the Solar System. With this foundational knowledge many biblical truths concerning our planet can be... (read more)

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Flight (100 Things You Should Know about)
Flight (100 Things You Should Know about)
by Sue Becklake
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Do you know 100 facts the pyramids? How about the earth? Each book in this series gives 100 facts about these things and more.... (read more)

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The Best Book of Spaceships (Best Book Of... (Paper))
The Best Book of Spaceships (Best Book Of... (Paper))
by Ian Graham
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This engaging series is tailored to young children&#39;s interests and reading<BR>level. Lively text explains the basics of a popular subject, while intriguing<BR>facts are brought to life through detailed and informative artwork.<BR... (read more)

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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
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- 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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Space Stations (First Facts: Solar System)
Space Stations (First Facts: Solar System)
by Steve Kortenkamp
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In 2006, the International Astronomical Union officially defined the word planet, reclassifying Pluto as a dwarf planet. Each updated title in this set reflects the change, while the Pluto title explains what a dwarf planet is and describes how the... (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 Serlin 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 (edt) Jackson
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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 Dyson
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and index.... (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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101 Great Bombers (101 Greatest Weapons of All Times)
101 Great Bombers (101 Greatest Weapons of All Times)
by Robert Jackson
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Readers will be delighted by the developmental history of legendary fighting aircraft, from WWI to the present day. This book is loaded with full technical specifications, amazing photographs, and profile artwork for aviations most impressive bombers... (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
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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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Spacecraft Stickers
Spacecraft Stickers
by Bruce Lafontaine
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Eighteen models provide young intergalactic travelers with a fascinating mini-history of space flight. Exciting, accurate images of Sputnik I, Saturn 5 rocket booster, Hubble Space Telescope, more.... (read more)

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Space Shuttles (Exploring Space)
Space Shuttles (Exploring Space)
by Colleen A. Sexton
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"Introductory text and full-color images explore the function and history of space shuttles in space. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--Provided by publisher.... (read more)

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