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DK Eyewitness Books: Space Exploration
DK Eyewitness Books: Space Exploration
by Carole Stott
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This is a spectacular and informative guide to the mysteries beyond Earth and its atmosphere. Original photography of spacecraft both before and after traveling in space and pictures of astronauts and their equipment offer a unique view of the history of... (read more)

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Hot Air Balloon (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
Hot Air Balloon (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
by Nancy Robinson Masters
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Find out how these beautiful balloons float through the air and discover what makes them fly.... (read more)

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Asteroids and Meteorites: Catastrophic Collisions with Earth (Hazardous Earth)
Asteroids and Meteorites: Catastrophic Collisions with Earth (Hazardous Earth)
by Timothy M. Kusky
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Asteroids and Meteorites examines the many craters on Earth that have formed as a result of meteorites or asteroids crashing into the planet, excavating huge holes and wreaking widespread destruction on the landscape. Readers will gain an understanding... (read more)

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Mission to Mars (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
Mission to Mars (Let's-Read-And-Find-Out Science: Stage 2)
by Franklyn Mansfield Branley
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< h4 align=center> Let's-read-and-find-out about< br> Mars< /h4> < p> Someday people from Earth may live on Mars.< /p> < p> In this century, we will go to the planet to learn more about it. It will become our outpost... (read more)

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How Do Aircraft Fly? (Science in the Real World)
How Do Aircraft Fly? (Science in the Real World)
by Susan Markowitz Meredith
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If you go outside on a windy day, you realize just how strong air can be. It can lift a kite high in the sky and grab onto a balloon and carry it away. But even when the air is calm, you can feel its strength and resistance when you move. How Do Aircraft... (read more)

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Exploring Our Solar System #12: The Stars: Glowing Spheres in the Sky
Exploring Our Solar System #12: The Stars: Glowing Spheres in the Sky
by David Jefferis
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Everyone knows what those glowing points of light in the night sky arebut do you know what they are made of? The Stars: Glowing Spheres in the Sky answers this question as well as many others, such as How are stars formed? How far away from Earth is the... (read more)

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Space Encyclopedia: A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond
Space Encyclopedia: A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond
by David A. Aguilar
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Presenting the latest exciting findings on space exploration and research and cutting-edge, spectacular views of the universe that technology is bringing back to Earth, all in one ultimate reference book. Authored by David A. Aguilar of the Harvard... (read more)

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Propeller Plane (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
Propeller Plane (Community Connections: How Does It Fly?)
by Nancy Robinson Masters
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The earliest airplanes all used propellers to fly. Find out how these planes work and how they were used.... (read more)

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Earths Journey Through Space (Scientific American)
Earths Journey Through Space (Scientific American)
by Trudy E. Bell
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Although the ground feels immovable, in reality, all life on Earth is on the outside of an 8,000-mile-diameter "spaceship" that is twirling on its axis and sweeping around the galaxy. This book explains how astronomers can tell that Earth is going... (read more)

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Messages from Mars
Messages from Mars
by Loreen Leedy
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Written in e-mails from orbiting students to their earthbound friends and family, Mars expert Schuerger and nonfiction author Leedy provide a fact-filled look at the planet. Breathtaking photographs from NASA are combined with comical illustrations of... (read more)

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Big Book of Space Exploration to Color
Big Book of Space Exploration to Color
by Bruce Lafontaine
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A giant galaxy of coloring adventures! Stargazers of all ages will find fascination in this jumbo-sized journey, which ranges from ancient myths about the heavens to the thrilling reality of rockets and shuttles. More than 100 illustrations—... (read more)

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Space Science
Space Science
by Grolier
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Now Space Science explains the mysteries and wonders of the skies for students of all ages. Replete with full-color photos from space probes, the Hubble Space Telescope, and other sources, as well as clear and cogent illustrations, charts, and graphs... (read more)

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Magic Tree House Research Guides #06: Space: A Nonfiction Companion to Midnight on the Moon
Magic Tree House Research Guides #06: Space: A Nonfiction Companion to Midnight on the Moon
by Mary Pope Osborne
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Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie!   When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #8: Midnight on the Moon, they had lots of questions. How... (read more)

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Astronaut: Living in Space (DK Eyewitness Readers: Level 2)
Astronaut: Living in Space (DK Eyewitness Readers: Level 2)
by Kate Hayden
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DK describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission. Full-color illustrations.... (read more)

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Space Race: The Mission, the Men, the Moon (America's Living History)
Space Race: The Mission, the Men, the Moon (America's Living History)
by Tom Mcgowen
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In July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the Moon, marking an incredible achievement that took many years to complete. SPACE RACE: THE MISSION, THE MEN, THE MOON, chronicles the race to the Moon between the United States and the... (read more)

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Wonderful World of Space
Wonderful World of Space
by Thea Feldman
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In Wonderful World of Space, stunning photographs, astrological maps, and favorite Disney characters guide young space explorers through the mysterious realms of the universe. Turn the pages of this comprehensive volume to identify complex constellations,... (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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Legendary Journeys: Space (Legendary Journeys)
Legendary Journeys: Space (Legendary Journeys)
by Mike Goldsmith
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This is the slide-out, lift-up, see-through story of the world-famous space travel!  Starting with mans first experiments 700 years ago, and progressing through the most up-to-date developments in space technology and exploration, Legendary... (read more)

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A is for Astronaut: Exploring Space from A to Z
A is for Astronaut: Exploring Space from A to Z
by Chronicle
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An out-of-this-world mix of vintage illustration and contemporary photos makethis book as entertaining to look at as it is to read.... (read more)

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Mission to Mars (Science Missions)
Mission to Mars (Science Missions)
by Eve Hartman
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Will human beings ever explore Mars? Can it be colonized? Find out in this fascinating book on Martian exploration.... (read more)

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