Exploring Exoplanets

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What's Amazing about Space?

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

Could there be other planets in the universe similar to those in our solar system? Yes! Scientists have discovered worlds circling distant stars. They call these objects exoplanets. In this book, you’ll learn how scientists detect these faraway worlds. 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!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-7613-7878-5
$9.99 $9.99
978-0-7613-8020-7
$46.65 $34.99
978-0-7613-8694-0
$39.99 $39.99
978-1-5124-7670-5
$46.65 $34.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM, STEM: Space Science
Copyright 2012
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Searchlight Books ™
Imprint LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2011-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.7
BISACS JNF051010, JNF051040
Dewey 523.2'4
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 650
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 145223
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

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

Author: Deborah Kops

Deborah Kops has written more than twenty books for children and young adults. She lives with her husband and son in Greater Boston, and enjoys visiting old historic cities along the Atlantic coast, such as Salem, Massachusetts, and Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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!

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 →