A Space Discovery Guide
From the Series Space Discovery Guides
Have you ever dreamed of walking on Mars? Or maybe even living there? Ever since Mars was discovered, people have wondered if there could be life on this mysterious red planet. For years, astronomers at NASA and other space agencies have been exploring Mars. They’ve sent rovers to study the planet and search for water and signs of life. One day, NASA plans to send astronauts there, too. But first, they need to learn many things about Mars and how people might travel that deep into space. Read this book to learn all about the exploration of Mars. You could be the first person to go there!
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Science, STEM, STEM: Space Science|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Reading Counts! Level||7.4|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.2|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||187326|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Awards, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Starred Reviews, 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
“[T]hese titles in the Space Discovery Guides series stand out from the crowd . . . . Space-obsessed kids will find plenty to wonder over in these slim but meaty volumes.”—starred, Booklist
Author: Buffy Silverman
Buffy Silverman is the author of more than 90 nonfiction books for children, featuring topics from angel sharks to alligators, and Mars to monster trucks. Look for her nature-inspired poetry in anthologies and children's magazines, and visit her at www.buffysilverman.com.
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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 →