Stars are born and die in this extraordinary book, which covers everything from the naming of constellations to the questions surrounding the expansion of the universe. At the end of this fascinating exploration, kids are asked to imagine a scene from a movie about the Big Bang. How would they use the words and information they have acquired in this book to describe it? Every specialized term — from supernova to black hole — is highlighted in the text, defined in a separate box, and reviewed in a glossary at the end of the book. Designed to give kids the words to ask big questions, this is an exciting and supportive introduction to the amazing world of astronomy. Full of information and photographs;this series includes special features like highlighted vocabulary and self-quizzes that reinforce reading skills with science.