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Astronauts, Stargazers, and the Planets

Blast off! Your little one will discover the wonders of space and get to know the planets in the solar system.
 
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Postcards from Pluto: A Tour of the Solar System
by Loreen Leedy Illustrated by Loreen Leedy

Six lucky kids are off on a guided tour of the solar system — and readers get to tag along! Led by the robot guide, Dr. Quasar, the group journeys to the sun and then from Mercury down to Pluto.

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Sun
by Susan Canizares PhD , Daniel Moreton , Moreto , D. Moreton
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Stargazers
by Gail Gibbons

In characteristically strong and simple style, author Gibbons teaches young audiences all about the work of early astronomers, as well as basic facts about stars, galaxies, constellations and planetariums.

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Hedgie Blasts Off! (HC)
by Jan Brett Illustrated by Jan Brett

From the author of Honey...Honey...Lion! comes the story of Hedgie, who wants more than anything to be an astronaut and travel into space. He gets his chance the day Big Sparkler, the geyser, starts to sputter and fade, disappointing all the alien tourists.

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Neil Armstrong
by Dana Meachen Rau , D. Rau
- Age-appropriate vocabulary- Clear linkage between text and photos- Includes archival reproductions where appropriate- Positioned in the middle Early Intervention range- Comprehensive glossary of "Words You Know"- Index makes navigating subject matter easy
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Watching the Moon
by Edana Eckart
- Welcome Books are reviewed by reading consultants before publication. - Includes glossary and index. - Glossary words are bolded throughout the book for easy identification and the glossary includes a pronunciation guide to help emergent readers with these new words.
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Astronauts
by Carmen Bredeson

In simple detail, young readers can read about a favorite topic: astronauts. Here they will learn some of the basic vocabulary of space travel and the many tasks astronauts have to do.

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Sun, Moon and Stars
by Stephanie Turnbull Illustrated by Kuo Kang Chen , Uwe Mayer

Budding scientists discover what the sun is made of, how astronauts got to the moon, and what causes an eclipse. Striking color photographs accompany a straight-forward fact-filled text.

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The Magic School Bus Blasts into Space
by Joanna Cole , Kristin Earhart Illustrated by Bruce Degen

Carlos brings a space game to school and the Magic School Bus takes a field trip inside the game.

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Getting Ready for Space
by Carmen Bredeson

Working underwater, riding in an airplane, and using special machines are some of the ways astronauts prepare for space travel in this book filled with colorful photos.

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Living on a Space Shuttle
by Carmen Bredeson

Learn what life is like in a space shuttle in this book filled with colorful photographs.

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