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Dwarf Planets

Pluto, Charon, Ceres, and Eris
Loewen, Nancy (Book - 2008)
Dwarf Planets
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They're like major planets, but not quite. They circle around the sun. They're round. But they haven't cleared everything out of their path. Explore these unusual objects in this book about the dwarf planets.
Authors: Loewen, Nancy, 1964-
Title: Dwarf planets
Pluto, Charon, Ceres, and Eris
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2008
Characteristics: 24 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Nancy Loewen ; illustrated by Jeff Yesh
Contents: Learning about space
What is a major planet?
The dwarf planets
Pluto: a lucky find
Far from the sun
A long, cold day and year
Charon: a double dwarf planet
Ceres: no longer just an asteroid
Eris: the largest dwarf planet
Additional Contributors: Yesh, Jeff 1971-, Illustrator
ISBN: 1404839593
Branch Call Number: j 523.4 L827d 2008 Beginning Facts
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 24) and index
Subject Headings: Dwarf planets Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Dwarf planets
LCCN: 2007032879
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Explores the dwarf planets of our solar system.

Comment by: SchoolCorps Nov 12, 2012

This book is part of a series titled "Amazing Science: Planets."

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