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Author James, Lincoln.
Title Solar eclipses / Lincoln James.
Pub Info New York : PowerKids Press, 2009.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Vineyard Haven Children's  J 523.7 JAM     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Science scope
Science scope (PowerKids Press)
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.9 0.5 0.5 130225
Includes index.
Contents Vanishing sun -- Solar eclipses throughout history -- Earth, sun, and moon -- What causes eclipses? -- The sun, the moon, and total eclipses -- Other solar eclipses -- Studying the sun and solar eclipses -- Observing solar eclipses.
Summary Presents a brief explaination of a solar eclipse which rarely lasts more than several minutes. Nevertheless, it is considered to be one of the most awe inspiring spectacles in all of nature. To witness such an event is a singularly memorable experience which cannot be conveyed adequately through words or photographs.
Subject Solar eclipses -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781435829985 (lib. bdg.)
1435829980 (lib. bdg.)
9781435801912 (pbk.)
1435801911 (pbk.)
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