Dwarf Planets

Blast Off to Space
  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Offers readers a captivating look into dwarf planets, complete with vivid photographs and exciting diagrams. Back matter includes an in-depth 'Out of This World' feature that highlights a related topic, a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2021
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2021-01-01
BISACS JNF051010, JNF051040
Dewey 523.49
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 570
Guided Reading Level P
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • A New Kind of Planet
  • Meet the Dwarf Planets
  • Future Discoveries
  • Out of this World!
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Arnold Ringstad

Arnold Ringstad is the author of more than 30 books for kids. He loves reading and writing about space exploration. He lives in Minnesota.


A noteworthy review of Blast Off to Space from Booklist on April 1, 2021

Kids curious about the universe of space objects beyond our eight local planets and sun will appreciate this title in the Blast Off to Space series (8 titles). The book opens with the discovery of the dwarf planet Eris, which led scientists to establish new criteria for classifying… View →

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