Spring 2019

50 Things to See with a Telescope

A Young Stargazer's Guide

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

This book explains everything needed to jumpstart a journey in astronomy. Readers will learn how to identify constellations, planets, stars, galaxies, nebulae, and more. Inquisitive stargazers will find planet hunting and star hopping easy with clearly plotted routes. Colorful images of the sky both as seen by the naked eye and detailed views from a telescope will aid in exploration.

Many fascinating cosmic objects can be easily spotted with the help of this book including beautiful Cassiopeia, regal Leo, the plentiful Kemble’s Cascade, the explosive
Crab Nebula, and the rings of Saturn!

This easy-to-read, illustrated reference book will enrich every young person’s experience of the skies above.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-45950-536-0
$26.65 $19.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science, STEM
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lorimer & Company, Ltd.
Imprint Formac
Language English
Number of Pages 72
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS NAT033000, JNF025050, JNF051040
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8.5 x 8.5
Lexile 1000

Author: John A. Read

John A. Read volunteered at hundreds of stargazing events as a member of the Mount Diablo Astronomical Society in California, teaching people of all ages how to use a telescope and find objects in the sky. A graduate of astrophysics, he now lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.