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Planets explores the science of what we see in the night sky. Kids will find out which planet in our solar system could float in a bathtub, learn how Neptune was discovered by math, explore the rocky surface of Mars and more. Engaging photos, exciting graphics, and a fun quiz at the end of each book will keep them learning.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Super Sandcastle is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 3
BISACS JNF051010, JNF016000, JNF051120
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science & Technology
Copyright 2016
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Super Sandcastle
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2015-08-01
ISBN 9781624037443, 9781629698786
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 523.4
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 7.75
Lexile 480
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.4
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 175432
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Out of This World - School Library Connection

This set of titles on the solar system is a serviceable supplement for STEM collections. Visuals that relate directly to content, reinforcing concepts, and a series of definitions and informational bits come together to create satisfying topic overviews. The final pages of each book offer straightforward quiz questions that provide checks for understanding, plus an open-ended query that encourages audiences to think beyond the text. This set will be attractive to browsers, independent readers, and young researchers alike.

Out of This World – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Children will enjoy learning about the universe in this series. Packed with interesting facts and eye-catching images. . ., these slim books pack a lot of punch in just a few pages. The layout and design are remarkable and provide a variety of details that enhance the reading experience, such as the star charts in Stargazing. Strong selections that appeal to budding space enthusiasts.

Author: Aaron DeYoe