Space Explorers

Series of 5 titles

How do deliveries get to the International Space Station? How does a Mars rover get power? Early readers will learn about their world and beyond through carefully leveled text and vibrant, full-color images. Includes infographics, an activity or experiment, and a glossary to reinforce new words.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
600100
$134.95 $94.75
600101
$175.00 $131.25
Title   ATOS Format Qty
Cover: Artificial Satellites Artificial Satellites 2.9
Cover: Rockets Rockets 2.9
Cover: Rovers Rovers 2.9
Cover: Spacecraft Spacecraft 2.9
Cover: Space Stations Space Stations 2.9
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Category Beginning Readers, STEM
Subject Science and Math, STEM
Copyright 2017
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Pogo Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Dewey 629.43-629.47
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9
Lexile 450-550
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 2.9
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Reviews

Series Made Simple

Brief but filled with insightful details, this set introduces readers to the vehicles that travel through space, collecting data and sending it back to scientists on Earth for analysis. Stunning photos give the audience a comet’s-eye view of not only the various space machines but also of Earth, flipping the perspective from “looking up at the stars” to “looking down at the planet.” Vibrant shades of blues, greens, and whites, such as those found in the satellite image of a Gulf Coast hurricane, are breathtaking (Artificial Satellites), and the up close and personal views of the vehicles allow readers to feel as if they are right next to these amazing pieces of technology. “Did You Know?” sidebars provide additional visual interest and info, while the “Try This!” activity located at the conclusion of each volume gives budding astronauts tangible, real-world applications that reinforce the content. VERDICT Space enthusiasts and students curious about the cosmos will gravitate to this high-interest series.