A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky
A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky
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A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky

Written by Michael Driscoll & illustrated by Meredith Hamilton
Published by Running Press Book Publishers
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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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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781579123666
    Publication Date
    January 1, 2004
    Page Count
    96
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2003028025
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    56660033
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    157912366X
    Lexile® Level
    NC1120L
    ATOS® Book Level
    7.2
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    3
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    87186
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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