If you like Books About the Solar System

Cakes in Space by Philip Reeve

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If you like books about space and the solar system, here are some titles that might appeal to you:

Cakes in Space by Philip Reeve
When ten-year-old Astra and her family move to a new planet, she must save the spaceship and its crew from man-eating cakes, aliens, and more. (catalog summary)




Dreambender
by Ronald Kidd
Jeremy, a "dreambender," enters a dream of Callie, an unfulfilled "computer," and defies expectations and his assigned role to find her in reality so they can follow their own dreams. (catalog summary)

 

 

Explore the Cosmos Like Neil DeGrasse Tyson: A Space Science Journey by C.A.P. Saucier
Catch the thrill of the cosmos and space science through the life of Neil deGrasse Tyson—the popular astrophysicist, science communicator, and host of FOX-TV’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. In language neither too simple nor overly technical, author CAP Saucier interweaves up-to-date information about the universe and the science of astrophysics with a biographical portrait of the famous astrophysicist. Quotes from Tyson appear throughout each chapter, personalizing the science. Illustrated with striking images from the Hubble Space Telescope, the story of one man's successful life in space science may inspire kids to follow a similar path. As Tyson makes clear, there is still much to do for future space scientists: diverting asteroids, unraveling the mystery of dark matter, finding life elsewhere in the universe, and more! (catalog summary)

 


Our Moon: New Discoveries About Earth's Closest Companion
by Elaine Scott
Full of captivating, kid-friendly information, Our Moon covers everything from the newest theories on how the moon formed, to the recent, startling discovery of water on its surface and the very real possibility of future moon colonies. Illustrated with full-color photographs and packed with fun facts, this is the most complete and up-to-date book available on the moon. Includes glossary, bibliography, and index. (catalog summary)




Space
by Simon Holland
Describes the Earth, the moon, the sun, the planets of the solar system, and other outer space phenomena, and discusses equipment used to explore outer space. (catalog summary)



 



Space
by Simon Rogers
Provides an easy-reference, graphically illustrated introduction to space. (catalog summary)

 

 


 



Spaced Out
by Stuart Gibbs
In 2041 twelve-year-old Dashiell Gibson is a resident of Moon Base Alpha, and at the moment he is faced with a number of problems: coping with the nasty Sjoberg twins, finding out how the commander of the base has managed to disappear from a facility no bigger than a soccer field, and dealing with the alien Zan who communicates with him telepathically from afar—and who is hiding a secret which may threaten the whole Earth. (catalog summary)

 

 


To the Stars! The First American Woman to Walk in Space
by Carmella Van Vleet
Shares the story of renowned astronaut and distinguished scientist Kathryn Sullivan, describing how she defied the conventions of her childhood to pursue interests previously limited to boys and how she became the first woman to walk in space. (catalog summary)