May the 4th be with you! As exciting as the Jedi Knights of Star Wars, as inspiring as Leia, and as thrilling as intergalactic battles—you’ll be over the moon for these stellar picture books.
Astrid is training to go to space! But as she builds her shuttle, cooks astronaut food, and practices floating in zero gravity, she realizes that she needs to hone her astronaut skills. Her supportive Dad helps her and together they get ready to blast off!
Mixing humor with solid space and rover facts, this picture book gives an inside look into Opportunity’s time on Mars . . . from joyriding on Olympus Mons, to racing away from a treacherous dust storm, Oppy’s adventure in space—combined with her grit and perseverance—will inspire and educate young readers of all ages.
You can’t get to space without rocket fuel! This is inspirational story of Mary Sherman, the world’s first female rocket scientist, who overcame gender barriers and many failures to invent a new formula for rocket fuel that could carry astronauts into space. . . with courage and perseverance, Mary’s hard work and calculations paid off, opening up a brand-new frontier for exploration.
This book for young readers isn’t exactly set in outer space, but it marks a truly out of this world experience . . . Spooked! explores in riveting detail the false panic created by the famous War of the Worlds radio broadcast by Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre players from 1938.
Using the spaceship that he built from a box in his backyard and a little imagination, Niko flies off into space with his robot, Radar, and his dog, Tag.
Could there be a science-based solution for these deep space mysteries?