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Author Schuldt, Lori Meek.
Title The sun and other stars / [writer: Lori Meek Schuldt].
Pub Info Chicago, Ill. : World Book, Inc., [2012], c2011.
book jacket
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 520 WOR     AVAILABLE
Descript 64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Series Explore the solar system
Explore the solar system.
Audience 1000L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.3 1 1 142152
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is a star? -- Where is the Sun? -- How big is the Sun? -- How hot is the Sun? -- Where does the Sun's energy come from? -- What is the Sun made of? -- What is the Sun's atmosphere like? -- What activities occur in the Sun's atmosphere? -- How do scientists study the Sun? -- How are satellites used to study the Sun? -- How old is the Sun and when might it burn out? -- How far away are the stare? -- What do stars look like? -- How big are stars? -- What are stars made of? -- Why do stars shine? -- How are stars classified? -- How hot are stars? -- How old are stars? -- What kind of star is the sun? -- What is a red giant? -- What are white dwarfs and black dwarfs? -- What is a supernova? -- What is a neutron star? -- What is a black hole? -- What are binary stars? -- What is a brown dwarf? -- How do stars and groups of stars get their names?
Summary "An introduction to the sun and other stars for primary and intermediate grade students with information about their features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Sun -- Juvenile literature.
Stars -- Juvenile literature.
Solar system -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780716695394
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