The Solar System

From the Series Early Bird Astronomy

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

This lively and informative book introduces beginning readers to the planets, dwarf planets, asteroids, and comets that make up our solar system; the Sun as the center of the solar system; and more.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-5933-3
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Early Bird Books
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2010-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.7
BISACS JNF051040
Dewey 523.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 650
Guided Reading Level Q
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 134561
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Note to adults, Photo captions, Pronunciation guide, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman

Laura Hamilton Waxman lives in Minnesota and has written many nonfiction books for young readers.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Early Bird Astronomy

Newly fluent readers will explore the solar system in this colorful and interesting series. Accessible text describes the unique features of each planet, its place in the solar system, its makeup, its satellites and rings, and how scientists have learned about the planet through space… View available downloads →