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Author Dyer, Alan, 1953-
Title Space / Alan Dyer.
Pub Info New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2007.
book jacket
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Descript 64 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.7 2 2 119235
Includes index.
Contents In the beginning: Our place in space -- It started with a big bang -- Objects in space: Inside the solar system -- Comparing the planets -- Snowballs in space -- Stars and nebulas -- Universe of galaxies -- Into the unknown: constellations -- Gazing into space -- Exploring space -- Venturing into space -- International space station -- Braving the void: Spacesuit -- Solar system: Engine of the system: Sun -- Closest in: Mercury -- Evening star: Venus -- Earth and its moon -- Mars the red planet -- Giant of gas: Jupiter -- Lord of the rings: Saturn -- Sideways planet: Uranus -- Smallest giant: Neptune -- Pluto and beyond -- Stars and galaxies: Pillars of creation: Eagle Nebula -- Our galaxy the Milky Way -- Anatomy of Supernova 1987A -- Into a black hole: Cygnus X-1 -- Our amazing universe -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary Insiders -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space. Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format. With state-of-the-art illustrations that reveal the anatomy of a supernova; provide a glimpse of the inner workings of a comet; and probe the surface terrain of Mars, Space is a young explorer's guide to every aspect of the universe.
Subject Astronomy -- Juvenile literature.
Solar system -- Juvenile literature.
Solar system.
ISBN 9781416938606 (hardcover)
1416938605 (hardcover)
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