Navigators: Stars and Planets

Navigators

Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Steve Stone

Kingfisher

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This intergalactic travelogue takes space lovers where they have never gone before. They visit Mars, disappear inside a black hole, dodge asteroids, and speculate on the future of human endeavors in space, all without leaving their chairs. With links to the best space-related information on the Internet, this book is—you guessed it—a blast!

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This is an easy book to browse through, because the written sections can stand alone and are filled with enough interesting details for a child to ponder for quite a while. It will particularly appeal to kids who love to spout amazing facts to boggle their elders. And boggled they will be, by details about lava domes on Venus, the formation of auroras, and the location of ice fields on Mars. The information is recent, precise, and plentiful. . . . This fine book would enrich the talented and interested student's study of a unit on space. It will also appeal to reluctant readers.

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Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Steve Stone

Dr. Mike Goldsmith holds a PhD in astrophysics. He is the author of many nonfiction books for children including Kingfisher’s Voyages: Space and Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Solar System.

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Navigators: Stars and Planets
Mike Goldsmith, illustrated by Steve Stone

Paper Over Board

Paper Over Board
Kingfisher
September 2008
Paper Over Board
ISBN: 9780753462300
ISBN10: 0753462303
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
9 7/8 x 10 1/4 inches, 48 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 9 to 12
Grade Range: 4 to 7
$10.99
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