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Children's Literature - Carrie Hane Hung
What is a galaxy? How do scientists study galaxies? Learn about the Milky Way and some of the other galaxies in space. Take the challenge to read and figure out which statement on the "Find the Truth!" page is true. Throughout the book, readers will find color diagrams and illustrations of the incredible groups of stars. The captioned pictures help to illustrate the different types of types of galaxies like the spiral, elliptical, and irregular. At the middle of the book, readers will turn the book to view "A Closer Look" section that features the Hubble Space Telescope along with a brief description of different telescopes. Some children may need an introduction to the informational text features. Some pictures have multiple captions. Bold print words in the main text are also located in the glossary with pronunciation guides. The subject index includes references to the illustrations. For those young researchers or astronomers, there is a list of additional resources which includes books, web sites, and places. This book is part of the "A True Book" series that includes other titles about space. Reviewer: Carrie Hane Hung
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780531228036
  • Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/28/2010
  • Series: Scholastic True Book Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 456,934
  • Age range: 8 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.10 (d)

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