Breakthroughs in Planet and Comet Research
From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )
Did you know some of Saturn’s sixty-plus moons are covered with icy methane oceans? Or that a huge storm on Jupiter has raged for more than three hundred years? Discover what scientists are currently researching about the planets in our solar system. Incredible photos and STEM Focus sidebars deliver additional insights.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Space Science|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Alternator Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Karen Latchana Kenney
Karen Latchana Kenney was born near the rainforests of Guyana, but moved far north to Minnesota at a young age. She graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in English and has been writing and editing since. She has worked as an editor at an educational publishing company, but is now a full-time freelance writer and editor in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has written more than 70 books on all kinds of subjects: from arts and crafts to biographies of famous people. Her books have received positive reviews from Booklist, Library Media Connection, and School Library Journal. When she's not busy writing, she loves biking and hiking with her husband and young son in the many beautiful parks of the state. Visit her online at http://latchanakenney.wordpress.com/.