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Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids

Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids

by Seymour Simon
Whether they appear as distant specks in an astronomer's telescope or shoot brilliantly across the evening sky, comets, meteors, and asteroids have fascinated sky gazers throughout history. But where do these racing celestial bodies come from, and what can they teach us about our universe? Join Seymour Simon for a look at the fiery mystery and wild wonder of these luminous bodies of night.
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.1
Lexile Measure
1050L
DRA
50
Guided Reading
T
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
General Nonfiction

About the Author

Seymour Simon Known for his ability to make science subjects accessible and interesting to kids, Seymour Simon credits his 23 years as a science teacher as the source for his direct, conversational writing style and keen sense for appealing subjects.

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