Venus

The Hot and Toxic Planet

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

Did you know that Venus shines so brightly in the night sky that sometimes it actually casts shadows here on Earth? Or that a single day on Venus lasts as long as 243 days on Earth? Or that Venus is so hot that even robots can’t survive on its scorching surface? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the most deadly planet in the solar system, Venus. 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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978-1-909673-04-5
$17.99
978-1-909673-05-2
$26.99
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, JNF051010, JNF051080
Dewey 523.42
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 830
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 4.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 161669
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Ellen Lawrence