Space and planets are topics of endless fascination to kids and part of every grade-school curriculum. Yet because of the history-making reassignment of Pluto from "planet" to "dwarf planet" on August 24, 2006, all books on the solar system are now out of date.
Images and stories about space exploration surround kids, fueling their curiosity about what lies beyond Earth's atmosphere. This Q & A formatted book provides kid-friendly information on how a rocket works, how a satellite stays in orbit, and more. Full-color illustrations.
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City!
In this book, readers follow scientists as they try to unravel four mysteries in space: what was the huge fireball that caused an explosion in Siberia in 1908? Why do the Sun's two poles change places every eleven years? How were the strange spiraling canyons on Mars's polar caps formed?