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13 Planets: The Latest View of the Solar System - David A. Aguilar
ISBN: 9781426307706
Publication Date: 2011-03-08
Grades 3-7; Ages 8-12
First, Pluto left. Then it came back, along with Ceres and Eris...and now Haumea and MakeMake, too! The recent actions of the International Astronomical Union have put every solar system book out of date. In response, National Geographic joins forces with David Aguilar of the Harvard Smithsonian Astronomical Observatory to revise our 2008 book—and to update young readers on the high-interest topic of space.

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Planets - Laura Marsh; Elizabeth Carney
ISBN: 9781426310362
Publication Date: 2012-07-10
Grades K-3; Ages 5-8
This level two reader, written in simple language that is easy for young readers to understand, introduces children to our solar system, including all of the planets and dwarf planets, and lots of fascinating fun facts.

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Space Encyclopedia: A Tour of Our Solar System and Beyond - David A. Aguilar (Illustrator); Dennis A. Tito (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781426309489
Publication Date: 2013-08-27
Grades 5-Up; Ages 10-Up
Presenting the latest exciting findings on space exploration and research and cutting-edge, spectacular views of the universe that technology is bringing back to Earth, all in one ultimate reference book.

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Super Stars: The Biggest, Hottest, Brightest, Most Explosive Stars in the Milky Way - David Aguilar
ISBN: 9781426306013
Publication Date: 2010-02-23
Grades 2-4; Ages 7-9
Everyone knows that those bright, white dots in the night sky are stars; but how many of us really know what stars are, how they are born, how their lives affect ours, and how they die. Expert David Aguilar guides young readers through a galaxy of stars, including the biggest, wariest, and most explosive, not to mention star daycares and "diamonds in the sky".

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This Is Rocket Science - Gloria Skurzynski
ISBN: 9781426305979
Publication Date: 2010-04-13
Grades 5 and Up; Ages 10 and Up
..three, two, one... we have liftoff! From the award-winning author of "Are We Alone" comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space.This Is Rocket Science explores the past, present, and future of space travel. The compelling text—vetted by NASA scientists—is a combination of history, science, human drama, and future challenges.

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