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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
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..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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Mission: Mars
Mission: Mars
by Pascal Lee
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Learn about what it takes to send humans to Mars--from spacesuits and rovers to surviving subzero temperatures and raging dust storms. The United States plans to send astronauts to Mars around 2035, and MISSION: MARS shows kids how they could start... (read more)

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You Are the First Kid on Mars
You Are the First Kid on Mars
by Patrick Obrien
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As we look back to the beginnings of the space race, 2009 is also the year for looking forward to humankind?s next step toward the stars. In the spirit of books that once imagined colonies on the moon, Patrick O?Brien has created a unique look at your... (read more)

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The Moon
The Moon
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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To Space and Back
To Space and Back
by Sally Ride
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Much has been written about the vast scientific importance of space exploration, but very little about the human side of being a member of an astronaut crew. In this book, with the help of journalist Susan Okie, Sally Ride shares the personal experience... (read more)

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Bomber Plane (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
Bomber Plane (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
by Matt Mullins
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Discover what makes bomber planes different from regular airplanes and learn how they have been used throughout history.... (read more)

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Countdown to Flight!
Countdown to Flight!
by Steve Englehart
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It's December 17, 1903, and Wilbur and Orville Wright are about to do what man had dreamed of for centuries -- fly! They have worked for five years, studying, trying new ideas, and testing their inventions on a lonely spot of sandy beach at Kitty Hawk... (read more)

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Exploring Our Solar System #11: Star Spotters: Telescopes and Observatories
Exploring Our Solar System #11: Star Spotters: Telescopes and Observatories
by David Jefferis
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In orbit and on the ground, star spotters are the eyes we use to explore deep into space. Star Spotters: Telescopes and Observatories answers questions such as: What is the most powerful telescope? What is radio astronomy? How big is the Hubble Space... (read more)

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NASA (Exploring Space)
NASA (Exploring Space)
by Derek Zobel
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"Introductory text and full-color images explore the role of NASA in space. Intended for students in kindergarten through third grade"--Provided by publisher.... (read more)

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Rockets and Spaceships (DK Readers: Level 1)
Rockets and Spaceships (DK Readers: Level 1)
by Dk Publishing
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The many uses of rocket ships are examined, from transporting satellites and people into space to acting as a weapon.... (read more)

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Space Exploration (Discovery Channel School Science: Universes Large and Small)
Space Exploration (Discovery Channel School Science: Universes Large and Small)
by Gareth Stevens Publishing
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With an unparalleled array of science topics to choose from, Discovery Channel School Science puts the fascination of the natural world at students' fingertips. Fun, fast-paced, high-interest text and vibrant photography in a varied format bring to life... (read more)

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See How They Go: Spaceship
See How They Go: Spaceship
by DK Publishing
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See How They Go: Spaceship introduces kids to vehicles that travel into space, from moon rockets to space shuttles.... (read more)

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How People Learned to Fly (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
How People Learned to Fly (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
by Fran Hodgkins
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People have taken dangerous risks trying to fly. Some inventors built wings for their arms and flapped them like birds. Some built balloons. Some built machines that glided with the wind. It wasn't easy, though, and it took a long time and much... (read more)

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Rockets (Space Innovations)
Rockets (Space Innovations)
by Ron Miller
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The most futuristic of humankind's inventions is also one of the oldest. Author Ron Miller tells the story of rockets, from their humble beginnings as toys one thousand years ago to their initiation as fearsome weapons of war. Most recently, rockets have... (read more)

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Cars on Mars: Roving the Red Planet
Cars on Mars: Roving the Red Planet
by Alexandra Siy
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How the Meteorite Got to the Museum
How the Meteorite Got to the Museum
by Jessie Hartland
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This science-as-entertainment book chronicles how a meteorite ended up in the American Museum of Natural History, detailing the steps that brought it from outer space, across the eastern US, to the roof of a car in Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to... (read more)

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Spacecraft and the Journey Into Space (Universe Rocks!)
Spacecraft and the Journey Into Space (Universe Rocks!)
by Raman K. Prinja
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The practical activities are easy to follow and will promote understanding and additional learning. Developments in our understanding and exploration of space have been many and rapid in the past few years, so the timing of Raman Prinjas brand-new space... (read more)

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Exploring Space (Discovery & Exploration)
Exploring Space (Discovery & Exploration)
by Rodney P. Carlisle
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Throughout history, people have tried to understand Earth's place in the universe and what else, if anything, is "out there." This common human curiosity has led to great discoveries, from astrologers in ancient Babylon and Egypt who sought to link the... (read more)

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