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Written by Wil Mara


ISBN: 978-0-531-20615-7

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In 1942, a man-made craft was launched into outer space for the first time in history. Since then, many of the world’s best and brightest minds have dedicated themselves to exploring the furthest reaches of the universe. Readers will learn about some of the greatest space missions in history and find out what today’s top engineers and scientists are doing to advance space exploration to new heights. They will also find out what it takes to begin a career in space exploration and how different workers can fill a variety of roles in the quest to reach distant planets and stars.
Available to ship September 2014
Item #: 630204
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2015
Trim Size: 6 1/2" x 9"
Pages: 64
Grades: 5 - 8
Ages: 10 - 13
  • Diagrams, graphs, and charts help to clarify complex subjects
  • Unique visual design draws readers in and encourages them to invest
  • Interviews with real-life workers give readers an up-close look at their jobs
  • Helpful statistics assist readers in planning their future careers
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  • Complex texts allow students to determine main ideas and explain how they are supported by key details
  • Diagrams, graphs, and charts add clarity and help students navigate the text