Exploring Black Holes
From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?
What space objects can have millions of times more mass than our Sun, but they remain invisible? Black holes! Their gravity is so strong that not even light can escape. In this book, you’ll learn about one of the amazing wonders of space. As part of the Searchlight Books™ collection, this series explores outer space and sheds light on the question What’s Amazing about Space? Fantastic photos, kid-friendly explanations of science concepts, and useful diagrams will help you discover the answers!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Category||Science, STEM, STEM: Space Science|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Searchlight Books ™|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||40|
|Reading Counts! Level||3.7|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||143750|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Websites, and eSource|
Library Media Connection
“The information provided is clear, concise, easy to understand, and would provide a foundation for any young space scientist’s education.” —Library Media Connection
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“These titles cover their topics in broad strokes and crank up the general interest level with a relatively large photo or (more often) a dramatic artist’s rendition on every page.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Science Books & Films
“Together, the books could form a solid but expensive basis for a unit on Astronomy or Space Science. Individually, they address the individual topics well.” —Science Books & Films
“In students’ hands, this book can spark the imagination and lead to further exploration.” —NSTA
Author: Laura Hamilton Waxman
Laura Hamilton Waxman lives in Minnesota and has written many nonfiction books for young readers.
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Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?
Spur kids’ interest in space with these fascinating topics, ranging from space robots and extrasolar exploration to black holes and space travel. Engaging and informative text and stunning photos and illustrations hold students’ interest while enhancing their scientific knowledge. View available downloads →