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Title Stars-- birth and death.
Pub Info Chicago, IL : World Book, 2010.
book jacket
 Aquinnah Juv Collection  J REF 523.8 STARS     LIB USE ONLY
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 520 WOR     AVAILABLE
Descript 64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.
Series Explore the universe
Explore the universe.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.3 2 2 138181
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.
Contents Introduction -- What is a star? -- Do stars last forever? -- Where did the first stars come from? -- Focus on: the long lives of stars -- Where are stars born? -- Are there different kinds of nebulae? -- Focus on: nebulae: clouds of the cosmos -- How does a star begin to form? -- What is a protostar? -- How does a protostar become a true star? -- What is a main-sequence star? -- Do all stars have planets? -- What is a brown dwarf? -- How does a star die? -- What is a red giant? -- What is a white dwarf? -- What will eventually happen to the sun? -- Focus on: twilight of the titans -- What is a supernova? -- What events lead to a supernova? -- Why are supernovae essential to life? -- Focus on: supernovae: cosmic fireworks -- What is a neutron star? -- What is a pulsar? -- What is a black hole? -- What is a star cluster? -- What is a galaxy?
Summary "An introduction to stars with information about their formation and life cycle. Includes diagrams, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Stars -- Juvenile literature.
Stars -- Evolution -- Juvenile literature.
Stars -- Evolution.
Add Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 9780716695486
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