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Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet

Curtis Manley

A Junior Library Guild Selection

Do you wonder
if humans
are the only beings
who wonder
if they are alone
in the universe?

Our sun is a star.
In the night sky are all kinds of stars,
and orbitin
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Fly Guy Presents: Space

Tedd Arnold · Scholastic
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Fly Guy and Buzz are back with another great nonfiction book!Award-winning author/illustrator Tedd Arnold brings nonfiction to life in this engaging nonfiction reader! During a visit to a space museum, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about planets, space crafts, space suits, and even dirty snowballs...
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National Geographic Kids Little Kids First Board Book: Space

Ruth A. Musgrave · National Geographic Children's Books
Pages: 26
Format: Board book

National Geographic spins off its best-selling Little Kids First Big Book series into engaging new board books to introduce even the littlest kids to high-quality nonfiction. These sturdy pages explore the basics of the solar system with amazing photographs, super-simple facts, and lively,...
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Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover

Markus Motum

Full of eye-catching retro illustrations, a look at NASA's beloved Mars rover is sure to fascinate budding space explorers - and set inquisitive minds soaring.

Maybe you remember when a little robotic spacecraft landed on a far-off planet. On August 6, 2012, the rover
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Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Stargazer!

Howard Schneider

This fun, photo-filled, fact-packed night sky guide will encourage kids to stop and look up to spot stars and planets right from their own backyards. From Mars to meteor showers, Scorpius to satellites, kids will learn how, where, and when to spot these space-dwelling phenomena in
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Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years

Stacy McAnulty · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"Hi, I'm Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome."

Prepare to learn all about Earth from the point-of-view of Earth herself! In this funny yet informative book, filled to the brim with kid-friendly facts, readers will discover key moments in Earth's life, from...

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Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award-nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and illustrator Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers!


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Apollo 8: The Mission That Changed Everything


A nation in need of hope, the most powerful rocket ever launched, and the first three men to break the bounds of Earth: Apollo 8 was headed to the moon.

In 1957, when the USSR launched Sputnik I, the first man-made satellite to orbit Earth, America's rival in
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Sun! One in a Billion

Stacy McAnulty

From the author of Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years comes a new picture book about space --
this time starring our Sun!

Meet Sun: He's a star! And not just any star -- he's one in a billion. He lights up our solar system and makes life possible. With charact

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