Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover

Candlewick - On august 6, 2012, the rover curiosity touched down on the rocky surface of Mars — and now she’s ready to guide you through her journey firsthand. And what she’s been doing there. Full of eye-catching retro illustrations, a look at NASA’s beloved Mars rover is sure to fascinate budding space explorers — and set inquisitive minds soaring.

Maybe you remember when a little robotic spacecraft landed on a far-off planet. From idea to creation and beyond, this fact-filled, stylish book introduces readers to Curiosity and her mission: to discover more about the red planet and search for evidence of life. In his debut picture book, rusted hues of mars’s dusty red surface, Markus Motum brings Curiosity’s story to life in vivid color: the deep blues of space set off the warm, marking this lovable rover and her mission as something special — truly a world apart.

Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover - . How did curiosity get her name? what tools does she use to carry out her tasks? In her own voice, the popular NASA rover tells how and why she traveled more than 350, 000, 000 miles to explore a planet no human has ever visited.





You Are the First Kid on Mars

G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - In the spirit of books that once imagined colonies on the moon, Patrick O?Brien has created a unique look at your first trip to Mars. Filled with details, and vividly brought to life, this is an adventure that you are never going to forget. Using the most upto- date designs and theories of what it will take to establish a base on Mars, you are off on an incredible journey, over 35 million miles to the red planet.

. As we look back to the beginnings of the space race, 2009 is also the year for looking forward to humankind?s next step toward the stars.





Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World

Owlkids - 1968 was a year of unrest: many nations were at war. The photograph they took, earthrise, fragile home planet, galvanizing the environmental movement, changing the way people saw our single, had a profound effect when published widely back on Earth, and sparking hope during a year of unrest. This important and timely picture book is publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission, telling the story behind the photograph, both inside the spaceship and back on Earth.

. They saw the whole planet―no countries, no borders. An author’s note at the end explains more about the photograph, the Apollo 8 mission, and how Earthrise went on to inspire Earth Day. Text includes dialogue pulled from NASA’s Apollo 8 transcript, drawing readers into the iconic moment Earth was photographed from space.

Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World - People marched for peace, fairness, and freedom. At the same time, the apollo 8 crew was about to go farther into space than anyone had gone before―to the moon. As they surveyed the moon’s surface, astronauts aboard Apollo 8 looked up just when Earth was rising out of the darkness of space.





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Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet

National Geographic Children's Books - 1:64 scale. In this fascinating book, hero-astronaut buzz aldrin challenges curious kids to think about Mars as not just a faraway red planet but as a possible future home for Earthlings! What will your new home be like? How will you get there? What will you eat for breakfast? Find out what life might be like far, far from Earth as you navigate your way through this fun and fascinating book.

What kid wouldn't want to blast off with him on this literary journey! Mars rover Curiosity Hot Wheel. Space is still the final frontier and Mars continues to make news and attract generations of young people. National Geographic Society. Planet Heroes Vehicle.





National Geographic Readers: Mars

National Geographic Children's Books - 1:64 scale. Planet Heroes Vehicle. In this inviting and entertaining format, the Mars Rover, kids will learn about the newest information on Mars, and our ongoing exploration of the Red Planet. Discover the fascinating world of Mars in this colorful book packed with amazing imagery. National Geographic Society.

This level 3 reader is written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow! Mars rover Curiosity Hot Wheel.





The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation

Chronicle Books - Planet Heroes Vehicle. National Geographic Society. 1:64 scale. All it takes is one: one coral gamete to start a colony in the ocean, one person to make a difference in the world, one idea to help us heal the earth. The brilliant deep is the proud recipient of the ala notable children's Books Award, the NSTA-CBC Best STEM Trade Books Award, the Junior Library Guild Selection and the ILA Teacher's Choices.

The ongoing conservation efforts to save and rebuild the world's coral reefs—with hammer and glue, and grafts of newly grown coral—are the living legacy of environmental scientist Ken Nedimyer, founder of the Coral Restoration Foundation. In telling the story of this sea conservation pioneer and marine life protector, Kate Messner and Matthew Forsythe create a stunning tribute to the wonders of nature and the power of human hope—a power even the smallest readers can access in their quest to aid our extraordinary planet.

The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World's Coral Reefs: The Story of Ken Nedimyer and the Coral Restoration Foundation - Recommended by experts for children who are reading independently and transitioning to longer books, The Brilliant Deep is perfect for the following reading categories:Books for Kids Ages 5-9Children's Books for Kindergarten – 3rd GradeNonfiction Science Studies EducationSummer Reading Mars rover Curiosity Hot Wheel.





Mae Among the Stars

HarperCollins - An amazon best book of the montha beautiful picture book for sharing, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts!When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space.

1:64 scale. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, gliding, floating, and discovering. She wanted to be an astronaut. Her mom told her, and work hard for it, "If you believe it, anything is possible. Little mae’s curiosity, intelligence, and determination, matched with her parents' encouraging words, paved the way for her incredible success at NASA as the first African American woman to travel in space.

Mae Among the Stars - This book will inspire other young girls to reach for the stars, to aspire for the impossible, and to persist with childlike imagination. Mars rover Curiosity Hot Wheel. Planet Heroes Vehicle. National Geographic Society.





Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Children's Books - You might just be surprised by how similar the domains of ASTRONAUTS and AQUANAUTS really are. Space and the ocean. Encourages reading skills, exploration, an interest in astronomy and oceanography. Journey from the deepest trenches in the oceans to the farthest humans have ventured into space and learn what it takes to explore the extremes.

Planet Heroes Vehicle. Learn how people sleep in outer space, why submarines are round, and more. Mars rover Curiosity Hot Wheel. 1:64 scale. Join us on an amazing journey as we go up in space with astronauts and dive deep down in the ocean with aquanauts to explore the far-off places of our planet and the solar system.

Astronaut-Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact National Geographic Kids - National Geographic Society. In-depth book about astronauts, aquanauts, and their amazing similarities. If you don't think they go together, think again! Both deep-sea and space explorers have to worry about pressure, temperature, climate, and most importantly, how to survive in a remote and hostile environment.

With a strong tie into stem topics--such as making connections, making comparisons, and recognizing patterns across content areas--readers will discover the amazing science and incredible innovations that allow humans and sometimes only machines to survive in these harsh environments. Explore the two most challenging frontiers humans have ever faced.

Learn about the tools explorers need to survive in space and deep beneath the sea.





Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race

HarperCollins - In this beautifully illustrated picture book edition, we explore the story of four female African American mathematicians at NASA, known as "colored computers, " and how they overcame gender and racial barriers to succeed in a highly challenging STEM-based career. Finally, the extraordinary lives of four african american women who helped NASA put the first men in space is available for picture book readers, " proclaims Brightly in their article "18 Must-Read Picture Books of 2018.

Will inspire girls and boys alike to love math, believe in themselves, and reach for the stars. Mars rover Curiosity Hot Wheel. And they used their genius minds to change the world. Learn about the tools explorers need to survive in space and deep beneath the sea. They persisted. Based on the new york times bestselling book and the academy award–nominated movie, katherine johnson, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers!Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Christine Darden were good at math…really good.

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When Sparks Fly: The True Story of Robert Goddard, the Father of US Rocketry

Margaret K. McElderry Books - Encourages reading skills, exploration, an interest in astronomy and oceanography. Explore the two most challenging frontiers humans have ever faced. National Geographic Society. Even as a youngster, his eyes glimmered with scientific interest and the thrill of discovery. Learn how people sleep in outer space, why submarines are round, and more.

In-depth book about astronauts, aquanauts, and their amazing similarities. Blast off with this bright, energetic nonfiction picture book from kristen Fulton and Diego Funck all about Robert Goddard, he was just a kid in Worcester, the inventor of US rocket science!Robert Goddard may be known as the father of US rocketry, but back in the 1880s, Massachusetts.

When Sparks Fly: The True Story of Robert Goddard, the Father of US Rocketry - With bams! pops! bangs! he experimented time and time again with one mission: make his rockets fly! 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. Mars rover Curiosity Hot Wheel.

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