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The Moon by Seymour Simon

Why is there no weather on the moon? Is there sound on the moon? Is it ever day on the moon? Why do astronauts bounce around on the moon? How old is the moon?
From Apollo 11's first landing to the mystery of moonquakes and the genesis of craters, this stunning introduction to our nearest neighbor in space describes the moon and its all-important relationship to Earth. Mesmerizing full-color photography and an informative text perfect this exciting and educational journey in space.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780689835636
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 09/01/2003
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 285,039
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 3.60(d)
Lexile: 730L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 11 Years

About the Author

Seymour Simon is a former teacher and the author of more than two hundred science books, more than half of which have been named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association. He is the recipient of many awards honoring the body of his work, among them the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award; the Hope S. Dean Memorial Award, presented by the Boston Public Library; and the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature, presented by the New York Library Association. He lives with his wife in New York.

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