Max Goes to Mars: A Science Adventure with Max the Dog

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This is the updated edition of the first children’s book ever launched into space and read aloud by astronauts from the International Space Station

Come with Max as he takes off on his next exciting science adventure, this time joining astronauts on the first human mission to Mars. Equipped with a specially designed spacesuit, Max sniffs for signs of microscopic life. Will he find any? Read the exciting story to find out, and to learn how his trip to Mars helps his young friend...

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Max Goes to Mars: A Science Adventure with Max the Dog

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Overview


This is the updated edition of the first children’s book ever launched into space and read aloud by astronauts from the International Space Station

Come with Max as he takes off on his next exciting science adventure, this time joining astronauts on the first human mission to Mars. Equipped with a specially designed spacesuit, Max sniffs for signs of microscopic life. Will he find any? Read the exciting story to find out, and to learn how his trip to Mars helps his young friend Tori reflect on the beauty and fragility of our own planet Earth. Max Goes to Mars is more than just a fun story. Educationally designed “Big Kid Boxes” along the sides of the pages help children and parents learn about Mars as the adventure unfolds. This second edition is fully updated to incorporate the latest scientific discoveries about Mars.

Max Goes to Mars is the winner of a Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers' Choice for Children's Books Award.

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Editorial Reviews

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“A rousing success . . . Its brisk plot is enhanced both by Alan Okamoto’s colorful illustrations and by clearly explained scientific information.”  —National Science Teachers Association “Recommends”

“A great book for elementary school-age kids that  might be even better suited to adults [with its] answers to the most commonly asked questions about Mars.”   —Sky and Telescope

“A book that can easily grow with the child . . . [It] conveys the excitement associated with scientific discovery.” —Astronomy Education Review

“Fuels young readers’ interest in space travel, while explaining difficult scientific concepts in an easy-to-understand manner.”   —Mercury magazine

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Meet the Author


Jeffrey Bennett, winner of the 2013 American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award, is an astrophysicist and educator who proposed the idea for and helped develop the Voyage Scale Model Solar System—the first science-oriented exhibit approved for permanent installation on the National Mall in Washington, DC. He is also the author of children's books, including those in the Science Adventures with Max the Dog series and The Wizard Who Saved the World. He lives in Boulder, Colorado. Alan Okamoto was a children's book illustrator and a space artist who completed commissioned work for the Air Force, numerous aerospace corporations, and college textbooks.
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