Blast Off to Space
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|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|
- A New Kind of Planet
- Meet the Dwarf Planets
- Future Discoveries
- Out of this World!
- To Learn More
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 →