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What Is the Solar System?

Series: I Like Space!

By Carmen Bredeson

Is Pluto a planet? Do all planets have moons? What are asteroids and comets? This easy-to-read title in the I LIKE SPACE! series is full of beautiful color photos and fascinating facts. Supporting the National Science Education Standards for K–4 Earth and Space Science, along with filling the need for informational text in the classroom, WHAT IS THE SOLAR SYSTEM? will fascinate and educate the youngest readers. Fun facts and a career page help round out this new title for elementary readers.

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-2944-6$23.94$17.95

Other books in I Like Space!

<h2><a href="../What_are_Stars/1871">What are Stars?</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../What_Do_Astronauts_Do/1872">What Do Astronauts Do?</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../What_Do_You_Know_About_Earth/1873">What Do You Know About Earth?</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../What_Do_You_Know_About_the_Sun/1874">What Do You Know About the Sun?</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../What_Is_the_Moon/1875">What Is the Moon?</a></h2>

Other books from the authors

<h2><a href="../Astronauts_Explore_the_Galaxy/4507">Astronauts Explore the Galaxy</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Exploring_Earth/4508">Exploring Earth</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Exploring_the_Moon/4509">Exploring the Moon</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Exploring_the_Solar_System/4510">Exploring the Solar System</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Exploring_the_Stars/4511">Exploring the Stars</a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Exploring_the_Sun/4512">Exploring the Sun</a></h2>


"Each of these books is beautifully illustrated, with photographs from NASA and other sources, and is well organized . . . I recommend both books to any curious youngster."

Science Books & Films, July/August 2008

"A good introduction to the solar system for young children . . . the facts are very brief but the definitions and explanations are clear and easy to understand and the illustrations and photographs reinforce the text."

Southern Maine Library District, November 10, 2008

"This attractive book . . . contains tons of information about our solar system . . . This excellent book will supplement science lessons and contains everything students need to write a good report about the solar system. It would be a welcome addition to all classrooms serving grades K-3 or 4."

Children's Literature

"This well-illustrated volume provides accurate information, fun facts, definitions, and a list of books and Web sites readers can go to for more information."

Science Books & Films, September/October 2008

"The brief text is informative and offers comparisons with modern-day objects for easier comprehension."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, May 2008

". . . the vocabulary is easy to read."

The Horn Book Guide, Fall 2008

"Less-able readers in particular will be drawn to the short passages of text and simply laid out pages."

School Library Journal, September 2008

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