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Your 3rd or 4th grader will enjoy learning about life in space and reading about fun space adventures.
 
Experiments with the Sun and the Moon
Experiments with the Sun and the Moon
Series: A True Book
by Salvatore Tocci
Create your own eclipse or tell time using the Sun! Learning about the Sun and Moon is fun and easy with these eight great experiments.

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When is a Planet Not a Planet?
When is a Planet Not a Planet?
by Elaine Scott

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reassignment of Pluto from "planet" to "dwarf planet" on August 24, 2006, all books on the solar system are now out of date.

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Can You Hear a Shout in Space?
Can You Hear a Shout in Space?
by Gilda Berger , Melvin Berger Illustrated by Vincent Di Fate

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.

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Paperback Book: $4.19

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The Sun
The Sun
by Elaine Landau
Learn about the star we wake up to every morning: the sun!
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The Moon
The Moon
by Elaine Landau
This book provides facts about the moon, discussing how far it is from Earth, explaining its phases, describing conditions on it, and reviewing the history of missions to the moon.
Series Features: Clean new design for easy readability and comprehension
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Mrs. Jeepers in Outer Space
Mrs. Jeepers in Outer Space
by Marcia Thornton Jones , Debbie Dadey Illustrated by John Steven Gurney

There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City!

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Stanley in Space
Stanley in Space
by Jeff Brown Illustrated by Scott Nash

The President of the United States has chosen Stanley Lambchop and his family to become the first humans to fly in the "Star Scout," a new top-secret spaceship.

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Mysteries in Space
Mysteries in Space
Series: True Tales
by Rosanna Hansen

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?

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Space Explorers
Space Explorers
by Eva Moore Illustrated by Ted Enik
The Magic School Bus blasts off on a tour of the solar system, and the kids discover how other planets differ from Earth. This field trip is definitely far out as Ms.
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Paperback Book: $3.99

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The Earth in Space
The Earth in Space
by Peter Riley
A variety of information about the planets, the sun, the moon, and other objects in space is presented. Included are many color photographs and illustrations, along with several ideas for simple experiments.

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Space Stations
Space Stations
Series: A True Book
by Diane M. Sipiera , Paul P. Sipiera

Filled with colorful photographs and informative text, this book chronicles space exploration from 1961 to the present.

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Day in Space
Day in Space
by Suzanne Lord , Jolie Epstein

This book takes children aboard the space shuttle with full-color photographs, an interview with an astronaut, and lots of facts to fuel young readers' space travel fantasies.

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How to Make a Book Report, Grades 3-6
How to Make a Book Report, Grades 3-6
by Kathleen Array

Promote a "can do" attitude with inspiring activities that help students master book reports. Busy teachers appreciate the variety of activities, hands-on experiences, and independent learning opportunities presented in this valuable resource.

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