The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations, and how You Can Find Them in the Sky

Author: Michael Driscoll

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

ISBN: 9781579123666

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 93

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Children eight and up will enjoy this conversational but information-packed introduction to astronomy and stargazing, which includes the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, and how to navigate the night sky. Whimsical color illustrations on every page and handy definitions and sidebars help engage younger readers and develop their interest. The special star wheel helps locate stars and planets from any location at any time of year. This is the third in Black Dog & Leventhal's successful series including The Story of the Orchestra and A Child's Introduction to Poetry.
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The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations--and How You Can Find Them in the Sky

Author: N.A

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal

ISBN: 0762495499

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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A charming exploration of the night sky complete with a star finder and glow-in-the-dark stickers is the perfect introduction to the always fascinating world of astronomy. This revised edition of the best-selling A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky includes the latest NASA mission, newly discovered stars, and more. Author Michael Driscoll explains how stars are born, the achievements of the great scientists, the history of space exploration, the story of our solar system, the myths behind the constellations, how to navigate the night sky, and more. Kids will find out what astronomers have learned (and are still discovering), what astronauts and scientists explore, and what they can find by gazing up into the sky at night. Whimsical color illustrations throughout and handy definitions and sidebars help engage young readers and a handy star finder tool and fun glow-in-the-dark stickers allow them to explore even more!
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Exploring the World Through Nature, Imagination, and Play

Author: Sarah Olmsted

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590309707

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 222

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A treasury of crafts and activities celebrates the wonders and adventures of childhood with options designed to enhance a child's interactions with the world, suggesting a range of imaginary play and exploration games, including several outdoor ideas. Original.
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Author: Gail Mack

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

ISBN: 9780761445609

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 2279

With its age-appropriate text, helpful charts, colorful design, and vivid illustrations and photography, this series is perfect for students working on reports and projects or for the budding astronomer fascinated by what exists beyond our planet.
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How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures and Connect Kids to Nature

Author: Helen Olsson

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590309553

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 254

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Outlines economical options for family camping vacations, sharing irreverent, anecdotal and practical guidelines for families with very young children while explaining how to select gear and address needs with a minimum of stress. Original.
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Author: H. A. Rey

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547342578

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

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Containing star charts, a guide to the constellations, and details about seasons and the movement of the objects we see in the sky, this classic book makes H. A. Rey’s passion for astronomy evident on every page. New updates concentrate on the planetary and solar system information in the latter part of the book. Facts and figures for each planet have been revised, and new scientific information has been added, such as Pluto’s reclassification as a dwarf planet. There's also a brand-new online resource that allows readers to track the positions of the planets in the night sky till the year 2100!
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Author: Gregory L. Vogt

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 0761359303

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Presents an introduction to the stars, describing their different types, how they are formed and become extinct, and how they have been studied throughout history.
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Natural history

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Author: Claudia Gray

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3641193958

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 464

View: 9552

Einst wollten sie sich töten. Jetzt wollen sie füreinander sterben. Noemi ist ohne Abel auf ihren Planeten zurückgekehrt. Er, der so viel mehr ist als nur eine künstliche Intelligenz, soll ein freies Leben führen. Am anderen Ende des Weltraums wagt Abel kaum zu träumen, Noemi wiederzusehen. Doch das geschieht schneller als vermutet. Abels Schöpfer Burton Mansfield hat ihn aufgespürt und schickt ihm eine Botschaft: Noemi befindet sich in seiner Gewalt, und Abel hat vierundzwanzig Stunden, nach London zu kommen, sonst stirbt Noemi. Um seine große Liebe zu retten, folgt Abel dem Ruf seines skrupellosen Schöpfers. Doch dessen Tochter hat einen noch perfideren Plan ...
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Astronomy

Page: N.A

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