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Mary Kay Carson

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Author Mary Kay Carson is a full-time science writer who has written more than forty books for young people and their teachers. In 2011, she received the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Children’s Literature Award. She has her BS degree in biology.

Mary Kay's Books

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Far-Out Guide to Asteroids and Comets

Far-Out Guide to Asteroids and Comets

Mary Kay Carson
Have you ever seen a comet or a shooting star? You may think they look pretty, but these giant space rocks can cause major destruction. Scientists keep a close watch on comets and asteroids using high-powered telescopes and spacecraft...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-5398-4
Binding: eBook
List Price: $26.27
Discount Price: $19.70

Far-Out Guide to Earth

Far-Out Guide to Earth

Mary Kay Carson
Earth is the only planet in our solar system that is suitable for life. It has liquid water, oxygen, and enough gravity to hold its own atmosphere. But did you know that Earth is always changing? Scientists have used spacecraft and satellites to learn more about our planet...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-5397-7
Binding: eBook
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Far-Out Guide to Jupiter

Far-Out Guide to Jupiter

Mary Kay Carson
Jupiter is bigger than any other planet in our solar system. It has rings and centuries-old storms. It has more than sixty moons, too—some with underground oceans! Featuring a center spread with fast facts, this great addition to the FAR OUT GUIDE TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM series will tell you everything you need to know about the biggest planet—including missions and the scientists who planned them, and the spacecraft they used to do so...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-5396-0
Binding: eBook
List Price: $26.27
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Far-Out Guide to Mars

Far-Out Guide to Mars

Mary Kay Carson
Earth's neighbor Mars likely once had an environment that could have supported life. Now it has underground frozen water in many places. Spacecraft from Earth have visited Mars and taught us a lot about this dusty red planet...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-5395-3
Binding: eBook
List Price: $26.27
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Far-Out Guide to Mercury

Far-Out Guide to Mercury

Mary Kay Carson
Cratered Mercury is the smallest and fastest planet in the solar system. Temperatures there vary more than on any other planet. Learn lots of far-out facts about the closest planet to the Sun. This book features a center spread with fast facts, perfect for report writing...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-5394-6
Binding: eBook
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Far-Out Guide to Neptune

Far-Out Guide to Neptune

Mary Kay Carson
All the facts you need, and lots more, are included in this up-to-date book. Learn about the amazing missions to Neptune, the dedicated scientists who plan them, and more far-out facts about the eighth planet from the Sun...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-5393-9
Binding: eBook
List Price: $26.27
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