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Your 3rd or 4th grader will enjoy learning about life in space and reading about fun space adventures.
 
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Experiments with the Sun and the Moon
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?: The Story of Pluto
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reassignment of Pluto from "planet" to "dwarf planet" on August 24, 2006, all books on the solar system are now out of date.

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Our Solar System
by Seymour Simon

Born almost 5 billion years ago at the edge of the Milky Way galaxy, our solar system is a place filled with mystery and wonder. In the last fifty years, we have learned more than ever about the farthest reaches of our world.

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Can You Hear a Shout in Space?: Questions and Answers About Space Exploration
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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The Sun
Series: Explore Space!
by Elaine Landau

Learn about the star we wake up to every morning: the sun!

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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.

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Mrs. Jeepers in Outer Space
by Marcia Thornton Jones , Debbie Dadey Illustrated by John Steven Gurney , John Steven Gurney

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

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Stanley in Space
by Jeff Brown , Jeff M. Brown Illustrated by Scott Nash , Macky Pamintuan

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: A Chapter Book
by Rosanna Hansen

This book describes four mysteries about space, which include sun spots, life on the planet Mars, a fireball that fell to earth in 1908, and the spiral canyons on Mars.

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The Magic School Bus Science Chapter Book #4: Space Explorers
by Eva Moore Illustrated by Ted Enik

Ms. Frizzle takes her class on a wild trip through outer space, where the students learn all about the planets, moon, and sun.

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Paperback Chapter Books : $3.49

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The Earth in Space
by Peter D. 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
Series: Explore Space!
by Diane M. Sipiera

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

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A 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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