Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids

Voyagers of the Solar System

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

Did you know that a comet is like a big, rocky snowball with a tail of gas and dust millions of miles long? Or that an asteroid can be as small as a car, or as big as a mountain? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the icy, rocky voyagers of the solar system that so often hit the headlines: Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids. Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.

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978-1-909673-22-9
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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Science
Copyright 2014
Publisher Ruby Tuesday Books
Imprint Ruby Tuesday Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2013-08-01
Reading Counts! Points 5.4
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051040, JNF051080, JNF051010
Dewey 523.5
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 820
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 161658
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Ellen Lawrence