Pluto

A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Did you know that Pluto has mountains, glaciers, and even blue skies? In July 2015 a spacecraft called New Horizons finally reached Pluto—almost ten years after it had launched! The spacecraft flew by Pluto to take the first close-up photos of the dwarf planet. When it began sending those photos back to Earth, scientists were amazed by what they saw. Pluto was more fascinating than scientists ever imagined! Read this book to learn more about New Horizons, its long journey to Pluto, and the things scientists learned from the photos of this distant dwarf planet.

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978-1-51242-587-1
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2017-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 9.6
BISACS JNF051040, JNF051010
Dewey 523.49/22
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1070
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187328
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

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School Library Journal

“[F]resh and relevant. . . . A thoroughly researched and authoritative addition to science collections.”—School Library Journal

Author: James Roland

James Roland is a lifelong journalist who found his niche covering education and health. In his spare time, he loves writing books for children. James lives in Sarasota, Florida, with his wife and three children. They are all history and Scrabble buffs who love to gather at the table, make each other laugh, and share the details of their day.

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Space Discovery Guides

Inspired by science headlines, this series reveals new discoveries and technological achievements in space exploration. Covering everything from the latest Mars rover findings to recent privately funded space missions, these titles feature up-to-date research and amazing photographs. View available downloads →