Uranus

The Sideways-Spinning Planet

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

Did you know that scientists think this planet spins sideways because at some time during its life, it collided with another giant space object that knocked it onto its side? Or that a year on Uranus lasts as long as 84 years on Earth? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the seventh planet from the Sun, Uranus. 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.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-909673-16-8
$23.99 $17.99
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject 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 5.5
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051040
Dewey 523.47
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 850
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 4.4
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 161668
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Ellen Lawrence