Spring 2019

Breakthroughs in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

From the Series Space Exploration (Alternator Books ® )

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Through reader-friendly text and incredible photos, this book explores the search for life on other planets. From exoplanets to rocks on Mars and radio waves to infrared telescopes, readers will learn about signs of life in the universe.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-5415-3872-6
$29.32 $21.99
978-1-5415-4376-8
$43.99 $32.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM, STEM: Space Science
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JNF051010, JNF051170, JNF051040
Dewey 576.8/39
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 970
Guided Reading Level W
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Reviewed, and Sidebars

Reviews

Booklist

“[F]or those interested in the genuine science behind life on other planets, there’s plenty of good information here.”—Booklist

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/.