Ophelia, a timid eleven-year-old girl grieving her mother, suspends her disbelief in things non-scientific when a boy locked in the museum where her father is working asks her to help him complete an age-old mission. Budding scientist Lucy builds a rocket ship and accidentally sends her beloved dog, Laika, into space.
Lupe, Flapjack, Elirio customize their car into a low rider for the Universal Car Competition to win the cash prize that will enable them to buy their own garage.
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Eleven-year-old Alex Petroski, along with his dog, Carl Sagan, makes big discoveries about his family on a road trip and he records it all on a golden iPod he intends to launch into space. In her third story, Luciana and her family are headed to Chile for winter break. Luci can't wait to see her cousins - but the reunion doesn't go as planned, and Luci feels like an outsider in her own family.
Just then she receives a surprise invite from Claire Jacobs, her frenemy from astronaut training camp, to join her at the Mars habitat in the desert and watch NASA scientists at work. It's an offer too good to refuse, so Luci decides to leave her cousins and give her friendship with Claire a second chance. But what if Luci has made the wrong decision?
What if she still can't trust Claire? When disaster strikes in the desert, Luci finds out the truth. In , eleven-year-old Alex and her impulsive, older brother Chuck befriend an army scientist who shares their interest in rockets and outer space travel. It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.
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When Zeke Zander's spaceship crashes on Earth, he and his family must pretend to be humans until they can fix the ship and return home to Planet Z. But with antennae on their heads and a talking cat named Zeus, fitting in is easier said than done! While waiting to leave Mars before it burns up just like the Earth before it, Liam and his friend Phoebe discover some facts about time and space and realize that the human race is just one of the races trying to survive in space. Thirteen-year-old Wax's life may not be perfect, but that doesnt stop him from spinning some of the sickest beats on their Brooklyn block One night, while making a mixtape for his crush, Wax scratches the perfect beat and responds to an intersteller challenge that transports him and the entire block to the robot-filled planet of Discopia.
Mistaken by the locals for a master of the futuristic sound-bending martial art known as SCI-FU, Wax finds himself on the wrong side of a showdown against the Five Deadly Dangers and their leader, Choo Choo. With help from the sci-fu master Kabuki Snowman and Wax's crew--including his best friend Cooky P, his sister The D, and even his crush, Pirate Polly--Wax has to become a sci-fu master or risk losing Earth forever!
Lopside the rescue mutt and his canine crew are working alongside their humans onboard the spaceship Laika. We are the dogs. Then the dogs are abandoned, millions of miles from civilization, and survival seems impossible. We are alone.
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But these are all good dogs--and good dogs always complete their mission. Min, a thirteen-year-old girl with fox-magic, stows away on a battle cruiser and impersonates a cadet in order to solve the mystery of what happened to her older brother in the Thousand World Space Forces. Orphaned and homeless, fourteen-year-old twins Vick and Tara, who is autistic, go up against a crime lord and her four-legged robotic army, with help from their robotic dog, Daisy. Hakata Soy looks to make a new start at Astronaut Academy, but his past as the leader of a futuristic superhero team catches up to him when a robot doppelganger is sent to kill him.
Dinosaurs in Space by Pranas T. Three comic-style adventures feature a funny, friendly assortment of extra-terrestrial dinosaurs. Non-Fiction Books Earth! The Earth introduces readers to key moments in the planet's life, from its formation over four billion years ago to the present, including the Earth's position in the solar system, its layers, and when plants and animals began to inhabit the planet.
Sandler Call Number: J The Space Race had begun, and the United States was losing. Closer to home, a decade of turbulence would soon have Americans reeling, with the year alone seeing the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. Kennedy as well as many violent clashes between police and protesters.
Americans desperately needed something good to believe in, and NASA's mission to orbit Earth in Apollo 8 and test a lunar landing module was being planned for the end of the year. But with four months to go and the module behind schedule, the CIA discovered that the USSR was preparing to send its own mission around the moon -- another crucial victory in the Space Race -- and it was clearly time for a change of plan.
In a volume full of astonishing full-color photographs, including the iconic Earthrise photo, Martin W. Sandler unfolds an incredible chapter in U. Maker lab outdoors : 25 super cool projects : build, invent, create, discover by Jack Challoner Call Number: J Twenty-five science projects and experiments to be done outside will spark kids' creativity and help them develop science skills through hands-on learning.
Discover all the incredible ways that prove baby already has what it takes to become an astronaut -- from growing healthy teeth to eating from plastic packs to working in small spaces. Includes lots of fun astronaut facts to help prepare little ones for takeoff! Future Baby is an adorable new board book series that takes a playful peek into an assortment of powerful careers and shows little ones how their current skills match up with the job at hand.
With Future Baby, babies can be anything! Ages 0 to 3 years Rocket Science for Babies by Chris Ferrie is an introduction to aerospace engineering also known as rocket science.
Baby will learn the principles of lift and thrust, the forces responsible for flight. This is the first in a series of books designed to stimulate your baby and introduce them to the world of science. Bitty decides to build a rocket and go on a space adventure instead of going to sleep" A stimulating interactive first book to share with your baby.
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Each scene can be extended by the pull-tabs included on each spread, making this book even more interactive. When Pip the mouse learns that the moon is made of stinky cheese, he has a big idea — he's going to be an Astromouse! Pip makes himself a rocket out of an old funnel and some cardboard, and prepares for take-off. But blasting to the moon is harder than he thought and things don't go quite to plan.
On his way home Pip sees a huge reflection of the moon in a pond. The moon has come to him! As he reaches down to break off a piece of stinky cheese, the eyes of a large frog appear and a frightened Pip runs all the way back home. He decides the moon is far to scary for a mouse, and he'd much rather live with his mom instead. Robert Goddard may be known as the father of US rocketry, but back in the s, he was just a kid in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Even as a youngster, his eyes glimmered with scientific interest and the thrill of discovery. With BAMS! Join Kristen Fulton and Diego Funck as they take you on one explosive journey about a young kid who shot for the moon, never gave up, and let his creative sparks of curiosity burn bright. An epic space journey perfect for any bedtime--earth or space--that puts the reader right in the cockpit and combines Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site with Interstellar Cinderella!
Grab hold of this book that lets you steer a rocket ship on an adventure! We have liftoff! Grab the steering wheel to hold the rocket steady as we leave Earth! Strap into your seat and put on your helmet-it's time to blast off into space! Kids will love using the die-cut handles in this novelty board book to control the rocket ship and steer around things like asteroids and black holes while exploring space!
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Return to Book Page. Kristyna Litten Illustrator. I will love you till the cows come home from a trip to Mars through skies unknown, in a rocket ship made of glass and stone… I will love you till the cows come home.
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Love knows no bounds in this tender tribute to the depths of family love. Along the way there are yaks in cadillacs, sheep setting sail, frogs on big-wheeled bikes, and more, in this great read-aloud. Get A Copy. Hardcover , 32 pages.
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A great book for Valentine's day, sure, but so delightful to read and look at that I think it should be read all the time!
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Jan 09, Winnie rated it it was amazing Shelves: kids-books. A rhyming, sweet story with pleasing illustrations. Apr 27, Danielle H rated it it was amazing Shelves: picture-books , , borrowed-a-copy. The illustrations in this book just kill me with how dear they are and it is such a sweet sentiment and yes, I was moved in a book store again, no one is surprised. View 2 comments. Feb 06, Panda Incognito rated it really liked it Shelves: animals , read-in , picture-books.
The illustrations are gentle and beautiful, and the creative rhymes about animals charmed me all the way through. If I had a kid, I would definitely want this on their nursery bookshelf. Jan 20, carrietracy rated it really liked it Shelves: childrens , picturebooks. Charming with adorable pictures. Feb 11, Erin rated it really liked it Shelves: read , cute , picture-book. Very adorable, and I absolutely loved the illustrations!