Learn all about Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, in this Scholastic News Nonfiction Reader. Find out about equipment such as telescopes, space suits, and rovers and the people that study our closest neighbor in space! • High interest level among young children. • Fits science curriculum standards for earth & space science and science and technology. • Format includes large color photographs, easy-to-read font, and simple interior design. • Series features vocabulary preview and review pages and backmatter, which gives young readers additional material to discuss or think about.