50 Things to Know about the International Space Station

From the Series Beginner's Guide to Space

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

This book tells young readers everything they want to know about what life is like in space. The focus is on international collaboration. It details how men and women in space celebrate the holidays, watch the latest movies, go to sleep, call home, eat and drink, use the toilet, and so much more.

Each page of this book is heavily illustrated with photos showing the space station and the astronauts in action. Short text and captions engage readers and make this book fun to browse. This is the ultimate up-to-date account of the most exciting ongoing example of space exploration today.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Space Science
Copyright 2021
Publisher James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers
Imprint Formac
Language English
Number of Pages 96
Publication Date 2021-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051010, JNF011000, JNF051040
Dewey 520
Dimensions 8.5 x 8.5
Lexile 960

Author: John A. Read

John A. Read is a telescope operator at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, and sits on the board of directors at the Halifax Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.