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Arrow to the sun Arrow to the sun / adapted and illustrated by Gerald McDermott
An adaptation of the Pueblo Indian myth which explains how the spirit of the Lord of the Sun was brought to the world of men.

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Astronaut Ellen Ochoa Astronaut Ellen Ochoa / Heather E. Schwartz
This inspiring, STEM-focused biography describes the life and influential work of Ellen Ochoa, the first female Hispanic astronaut to go to space. --

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Beyond the solar system Beyond the solar system / Mary Kay Carson
Children will follow along as the realization that the Earth is not at the center of the universe leads all the way up to recent telescopic proof of planets orbiting stars outside the solar system.

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Cakes in space Cakes in space / Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre
"When ten-year-old Astra and her family move to a new planet, she must save the spaceship and its crew from man-eating cakes, aliens, and more"--

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CatStronauts CatStronauts / Drew Brockington
Alerted to a global energy crisis, the President consults with the World's Best Scientist, who suggests sending a special group of astronauts to turn the Moon into a solar power plant.

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Commander Toad and the Planet of the Grapes Commander Toad and the Planet of the Grapes / Jane Yolen ; pictures by Bruce Degen
In search of new worlds to explore, Commander Toad and his crew land their space ship "Star Warts" on the strange Planet of the Grapes.

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The Contest between the Sun and the Wind The Contest between the Sun and the Wind / retold by Heather Forest ; illustrated by Susan Gaber
The sun and the wind test their strength by seeing which of them can cause a man to remove his coat, demonstrating the value of using gentle persuasion rather than force as a means of achieving a goal.

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Exploring space Exploring space / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Presents a brief history of space exploration, covering such topics as the first human missions, life on the International Space Station, and settling on Mars.

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Galaxies Galaxies / Howard K. Trammel
Introduces galaxies, describing how they are formed, their different types, the structure and age of the Milky Way, and the role of the Hubble Space Telescope in mapping the universe.

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Galaxies, galaxies! Galaxies, galaxies! / Gail Gibbons
Learn about some of the billion galaxies. Learn about their shapes and sizes, and what they consist of.

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Grandmother Spider brings the sun Grandmother Spider brings the sun / Geri Keams ; illustrated by James Bernardin
After Possum and Buzzard fail in their attempts to steal a piece of the sun, Grandmother Spider succeeds in bringing light to the animals on her side of the world.

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Hello, Nebulon! Hello, Nebulon! / Ray O'Ryan ; illustrated by Colin Jack
Moving from Earth to the futuristic planet Nebulon in 2120, eight-year-old Zack is nervous about starting school and meeting people.

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How do you pee in space? How do you pee in space? / Nancy Krulik ; illustrated by Aaron Blecha
In order to win an interview with an astronaut and a trip to space camp, George competes in a physical fitness contest, but in his determination to win, he misses how much this prize means to his friend, Alex.

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How to make a planet How to make a planet / written by Scott Forbes ; illustrated by Jean Camden
Makes abstract concepts about planet Earth's formation easier to understand by presenting the information in a how-to guide.

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International Space Station International Space Station / Allison Lassieur
"Explores various perspectives on the International Space Station. The reader's choices reveal the historical details"--

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Interstellar Cinderella Interstellar Cinderella / Deborah Underwood ; illustrated by Meg Hunt
In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.

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Laika the space dog Laika the space dog / Jeni Wittrock ; illustrated by Shannon Toth
"Simple text and full-color illustrations describe the true story of Laika, the first dog in outer space"--

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The Lizard and the sun The Lizard and the sun / Alma Flor Ada ; translated by / traducido por Rosa Zubizarreta ; illustrated by / ilustrado por F
A traditional Mexican folktale in which a faithful lizard finds the sun which brings light and warmth back to the world.

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A Long way away A Long way away / Frank Viva
"A picture book that can be read front-to-back or back-to-front. Start from one end and journey from outer space down to the sea; start from the other end and journey from deep in the sea out to a distant planet"--

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Lowriders in space Lowriders in space / Cathy Camper ; illustrated by Raúl Gonzalez III
Lupe, Flapjack, Elirio customize their car into a low rider for the Universal Car Competition to win the cash prize that will enable them to buy their own garage.

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The Milky way The Milky way / Grace Hansen
This title will cover how our galaxy got its start billions of years ago, what it's been doing since then, its size, and everything that is a part of it.--

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Mousetronaut goes to Mars Mousetronaut goes to Mars / Mark Kelly ; illustrated by C.F. Payne
A mouse stowaway on NASA's first human mission to Mars becomes a hero when one of the landing craft's engines fails. Includes facts about Mars.

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Oh no, Astro! Oh no, Astro! / Matt Roeser ; illustrated by Brad Woodard
Astro, an asteroid that wants nothing more than for his personal outer space to be respected, is hit by a passing satellite and sent on what turns out to be a great adventure from the asteroid belt to Earth. Includes "space facts.".

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Our solar system Our solar system / text by Tom Jackson ; illustrations by Carolyn Bracken
The Magic School Bus Presents our Solar System is packed with incredible photographs,amazing facts, and everthing you ever wanted to know about all eight planets, the Sun, comets, meteors, asteroids, and much, much more.

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Our solar system Our solar system / Seymour Simon
Takes readers on an interplanetary tour from the sun to the ever-mysterious Mars, and then, thanks to the Voyager missions, to the planets beyond.

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Outer space Outer space / Ken Jennings ; illustrated by Mike Lowery
With this book you'll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with out-of-this-world facts.

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Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure Professor Astro Cat's atomic adventure / written by Dr. Dominic Walliman & Ben Newman ; illustrated by Ben Newman
Physics is a very important part of our everyday lives! Just go for a walk through the park you will see for yourself. From the wind that rustles the trees, to the sun that keeps us warm, to the car that drives us around and the food that gives us energy to play, physics is all around us, all the time!

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Rivers of sunlight Rivers of sunlight / Molly Bang & Penny Chisholm ; illustrated by Molly Bang
The sun explains its role in the movement of water around the Earth, from the lifting of fresh water from the seas, to the movement of underwater currents that nourish the world's oceans.

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Slime sorcery Slime sorcery / Adam Vandergrift, creator of Will It Slime?
With over 100 creative, borax-free slime recipes, Slime Sorcery is packed with color photos and step-by-step instructions for making slime out of anything and everything.

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The Solar system The Solar system / written by Nate Ball ; illustrated by Wes Hargis
Walk on the moon, fly with a satellite, gaze at comets, and discover why Pluto isn't a planet anymore.

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Space in 30 seconds Space in 30 seconds / Clive Gifford ; illustrated by Melvyn Evans ; consultant: Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Presents a series of thirty second lessons on space topics, ranging from rocket science and galaxies to the planets and stars.

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Stanley in space Stanley in space / Jeff Brown ; pictures by Scott Nash
When the residents of a far-distant planet send a message to Earth asking for someone to meet with them, the President of the United States asks Stanley Lambchop, an all-American boy, to be his ambassador.

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Sun up, sun down Sun up, sun down / Gail Gibbons
Describes the characteristics of the sun and the ways in which it regulates life on earth.

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Who was Sally Ride? Who was Sally Ride? / Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Looks at the life and career of the physician and NASA astronaut who became the first American woman in space in 1983.

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Why the sun and the moon live in the sky; Why the sun and the moon live in the sky; / Illus. by Blair Lent
An African folktale tells how the sun and water once lived on earth as friends, but because the sun failed to build his house large enough, he and his wife, the moon, were driven into the sky when the water came to visit them.
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