From the Series Early Bird Astronomy
This book describes the planet Saturn, the sixth planet from the sun and the second largest planet in the solar system, after Jupiter. The text discusses Saturn’s distinguishing characteristics, its position in the solar system, its composition and atmospheric conditions, its moons and rings, and how scientists have learned about Saturn over time.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Early Bird Books|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.7|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||131744|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Note to adults, Photo captions, Pronunciation guide, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides|
“Interest in space exploration is high among young people. Reading about astronomical objects is a good way to get them interested in science in general, motivating them to reach further to acquire both skills and content. The books in the Early Bird Astronomy series are just the right size for small hands, with great reading strategies and interesting topics.” —NSTA
School Library Journal
“The books are enhanced with mixes of space art and photography that has been reproduced with special attention to image sharpness and color clarity.” —School Library Journal
Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman
Laura Hamilton Waxman lives in Minnesota and has written many nonfiction books for young readers.
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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 →