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ZigZag: Every Planet Has a Place
ZigZag: Every Planet Has a Place
Written by Becky Baines
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426303135
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ZigZag: Every Planet Has a Place

Written by Becky Baines


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $14.95

Look up! Discover that Every Planet Has a Place. The Earth is just one of many planets in our solar system. Why is this the perfect place for us to live? Which are the "gas planets?" And why have we changed what we think of Pluto? Then Zigzag into other questions... Read more >
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ZigZag: Every Planet Has a Place
ZigZag: Every Planet Has a Place
Written by Becky Baines
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426303142
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ZigZag: Every Planet Has a Place

Written by Becky Baines


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 32 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $19.90

Look up! Discover that Every Planet Has a Place. The Earth is just one of many planets in our solar system. Why is this the perfect place for us to live? Which are the "gas planets?" And why have we changed what we think of Pluto? Then Zigzag into other questions... Read more >
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Jump Into Science: Moon
Jump Into Science: Moon
Written by Steve Tomecek
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426302503
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Jump Into Science: Moon

Written by Steve Tomecek


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $6.95

Have you heard that the Moon is made of green cheese? Or that the appearance of the full moon can turn you into a wolf? And how about that Man on the Moon?

If you believe any of these old Moon myths, then you need to get your facts straight—straight from... Read more >
Life on Earth - and Beyond
Life on Earth - and Beyond
Written by Pamela S. Turner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580891332
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Life on Earth - and Beyond
An Astrobiologist's Quest
Written by Pamela S. Turner


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2008
Price: $19.95

Is there life beyond Earth?

NASA astrobiologist Dr. Chris McKay has searched the earth's most extreme environments on his quest to understand what factors are necessary to sustain life.

Pamela S. Turner offers readers an inside look at Dr. McKay's research, explaining his findings and his hopes for future exploration both on Earth... Read more >
When Is a Planet Not a Planet?
When Is a Planet Not a Planet?
Written by Elaine Scott, Read by Pete Larkin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739363348
Our Price: $7.50

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When Is a Planet Not a Planet?
The Story of Pluto
Written by Elaine Scott
Read by Pete Larkin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $7.50

Q: When is a planet not a planet?

Scientists have argued for years over the answer to this question. And central to their debate has been Pluto, the tiny orb circling the Sun at the outermost reaches of our solar system. Then on August 24, 2006, a group of astronomers made... Read more >
Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
Written by David Aguilar
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9781426301711
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Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
A Visual Encyclopedia of Our Universe
Written by David Aguilar


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 192 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $38.90

Finally, it's here! The farthest reaches of our universe captured in atlas form for young readers. Planets, Stars, and Galaxies is the space book that pushes the boundaries of man's ultimate frontier. The engaging, educational text, written in collaboration with National Geographic experts, includes the latest discoveries about our universe; while... Read more >
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Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
Written by David Aguilar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426301704
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Planets, Stars, and Galaxies
A Visual Encyclopedia of Our Universe
Written by David Aguilar


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $24.95

Finally, it's here! The farthest reaches of our universe captured in atlas form for young readers. Planets, Stars, and Galaxies is the space book that pushes the boundaries of man's ultimate frontier. The engaging, educational text, written in collaboration with National Geographic experts, includes the latest discoveries about our universe; while... Read more >
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Liftoff
Liftoff
Written by Don Mitchell, Foreword by John Glenn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792258995
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Liftoff
A Photobiography of John Glenn
Written by Don Mitchell
Foreword by John Glenn


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $17.95

War hero, test pilot, American astronaut, and U.S. Senator—for John Glenn, serving his country has always been a joyous adventure. How does a boy from a small Ohio town grow up to become one of the most enduring heroes in American history?

Young readers find out as they follow his inspiring... Read more >
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Liftoff
Liftoff
Written by Don Mitchell, Foreword by John Glenn
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792259008
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Liftoff
A Photobiography of John Glenn
Written by Don Mitchell
Foreword by John Glenn


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 64 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $27.90

War hero, test pilot, American astronaut, and U.S. Senator—for John Glenn, serving his country has always been a joyous adventure. How does a boy from a small Ohio town grow up to become one of the most enduring heroes in American history?

Young readers find out as they follow his inspiring... Read more >
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Science Chapters: Ancient Orbiters
Science Chapters: Ancient Orbiters
Written by Sue Whiting
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792259459
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Science Chapters: Ancient Orbiters
A Guide to the Planets
Written by Sue Whiting


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $17.90

Dramatic telescope photography and in-depth profiles of our planets and other features of our solar system light up the night skies for young readers.

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. Read more >
Science Chapters: Mysteries of the Universe
Science Chapters: Mysteries of the Universe
Written by Andrew Einspruch
Format: Hardcover Library Binding
ISBN: 9780792259565
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Science Chapters: Mysteries of the Universe
How Astronomers Explore Space
Written by Andrew Einspruch


Format: Hardcover Library Binding, 48 pages
On Sale: September 12, 2006
Price: $17.90

How space travel has developed from stargazing, through telescopes and satellites, to space stations…and where it will lead us next.

National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.
Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. Read more >
Big Bang!
Big Bang!
Written by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570916199
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Big Bang!
The Tongue-Tickling Tale of a Speck That Became Spectacular
Written by Carolyn Cinami DeCristofano


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $7.95

Billions of years ago, everything in the universe was crunched up into a tiny speck that was smaller than the period at the end of this sentence. How did this little speck become the universe we know today? Playful, alliterative verse and clear prose tell the story of the universe's journey... Read more >
Night Wonders
Night Wonders
Written by Jane Anne Peddicord, Illustrated by Jane Anne Peddicord
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570918780
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Night Wonders

Written by Jane Anne Peddicord
Illustrated by Jane Anne Peddicord


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2005
Price: $7.95

When you shine a flashlight into the night sky, the light speeds away from you at 186,000 miles per second. If the light escapes the Earth's atmosphere, it can soar through outer space and on to the stars. How would you like to stow aboard that flight?

In this book, you can... Read more >
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