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Sky gazing : a guide to the moon, sun, planets, stars, eclipses, constellations —Thacher, Meg, author.

"With this highly visual guide to observing the sky with the naked eye, kids aged 9-14 will delve into the science behind what they see"--Provided by publisher.

The stars : a new way to see them —Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.

A beginner's comprehensive guide to the stars, presenting the constellations in shapes that correspond sensibly to their names. Includes forty charts of the skies through the seasons.

Space!

"Computer-generated illustrations reveal the wonders of the universe, from the big bang and black holes to space travel."-- Source other than Library of Congress.

Night sky —Sparrow, Giles, 1970-

"Night Sky" helps readers identify particular constellations, recognize the difference between a star and a planet, and understand why the entire sky appears to spin. They will discover how stars are born and die, what n...

Janice VanCleave's constellations for every kid : easy activities that make learning science fun. —VanCleave, Janice Pratt.

Describes twenty of the most prominent constellations, including the Big Dipper, Orion, and Cancer, explains how to locate them, and provides instructions for related activities.

Dot to dot in the sky : stories of the zodiac —Galat, Joan Marie, 1963-

Tells the myths and folklore pertaining to the constellations of the zodiac, with star maps to locate and identify the constellations.

A child's introduction to the night sky : the story of the stars, planets, and constellations-- and how you can find them in the sky —Driscoll, Michael, 1973- author.

Provides an introduction to astronomy, discussing how planets get their names, the best time to spot a "shooting star," and why the moon changes shape.

The Big Dipper —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Explains basic facts about the Big Dipper, including which stars make up the constellation, how its position changes in the sky, and how it points to the North Star.

The night sky —Silver, Donald M., 1947-

Magical - that's the word for the night sky, with its shining stars, glittering planets, and, sometimes the celestial moon. By focusing on one small square of night sky near Orion, The Night Sky makes star time even more...

Legends of the stars : myths of the night sky —Caldwell, S. A. (Stella A.), author.

For thousands of years, every culture on Earth has gazed up at the heavens in wonder and found pictures hiding amongst the stars. Exploring the rich myths and legends woven across the night sky, this book brings these in...

Explore the solar system! —Yasuda, Anita.

Introduces kids to the solar system as well as the universe beyond.

The sky is full of stars —Branley, Franklyn M. (Franklyn Mansfield), 1915-2002.

Explains how to view stars and ways to locate star pictures, known as constellations, throughout the year.

Seeing stars : a complete guide to the 88 constellations —Gillingham, Sara, author, illustrator.

Each cluster of stars is featured alongside the "story" (mythological or historical) behind its naming, tips on how to find it, what times of year it is visible, and key stars and asterisms within its grouping. Complete ...

The Big Dipper and you —Krupp, E. C. (Edwin C.), 1944-

Presents what is known today and past beliefs about the Big Dipper, or Ursa Major, and gives added information on the North Star, or Polaris.

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