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Space

Dyer, Alan (Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Insiders -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space. Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format. With state-of-the-art illustrations that reveal the anatomy of a supernova; provide a glimpse of the inner workings of a comet; and probe the surface terrain of Mars, Space is a young explorer's guide to every aspect of the universe.
Authors: Dyer, Alan, 1953-
Title: Space
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2007
Characteristics: 64 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Alan Dyer
Notes: Includes index
Contents: In the beginning: Our place in space
It started with a big bang
Objects in space: Inside the solar system
Comparing the planets
Snowballs in space
Stars and nebulas
Universe of galaxies
Into the unknown: constellations
Gazing into space
Exploring space
Venturing into space
International space station
Braving the void: Spacesuit
Solar system: Engine of the system: Sun
Closest in: Mercury
Evening star: Venus
Earth and its moon
Mars the red planet
Giant of gas: Jupiter
Lord of the rings: Saturn
Sideways planet: Uranus
Smallest giant: Neptune
Pluto and beyond
Stars and galaxies: Pillars of creation: Eagle Nebula
Our galaxy the Milky Way
Anatomy of Supernova 1987A
Into a black hole: Cygnus X-1
Our amazing universe
Glossary
Index
Summary: Insiders -- a visually groundbreaking, state-of-the-art nonfiction series that outshines Eyewitness and Discoveries. This stunning new series offers an inside look into twelve riveting subjects, beginning with Dinosaurs, Egypt, Oceans, and Space. Expertly written, each book will feature an arresting design, complete with dynamic, multi-layered CGI and 3-D model imagery that is complemented by fascinating, up-to-date information presented in a user-friendly format. With state-of-the-art illustrations that reveal the anatomy of a supernova; provide a glimpse of the inner workings of a comet; and probe the surface terrain of Mars, Space is a young explorer's guide to every aspect of the universe.
ISBN: 1416938605
9781416938606
Branch Call Number: j 520 D996s 2007
Subject Headings: Solar system Juvenile literature Astronomy Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Astronomy
LCCN: 2007061734
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With state-of-the-art illustrations that reveal the anatomy of a supernova; provide a glimpse of the inner workings of a comet; and probe the surface terrain of Mars, Space is a young explorer's guide to every aspect of the universe.


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Jul 06, 2012
  • flash2121 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

i like space and all the planets...

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