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Written by Steve Tomecek
Part of Series: True Book - Our Universe


ISBN: 978-0-531-13220-3

List Price: $31.00

Your Price: $23.25

Did you know the moon is considered a natural satellite? Or that its gravity affects ocean tides on Earth? This book explores the closest celestial body to Earth and the ways in which the moon and Earth affect each other. Chapters introduce topics including the moon's origin, its make-up and phases, the first people to walk on its surface, and the moon's role in both lunar and solar eclipses.
Item #: 698457
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2021
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 7-1/4 x 8-3/8
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 523.3
  • This series covers Next Generation Science Standards core ideas including “The Universe and its stars” and “Earth and the solar system.”
  • Includes new NASA imagery and the latest space discoveries
  • Find the Truth! feature starts each book with two statements—one true and one false—which begins the inquiry process by engaging readers to think proactively
  • An introductory spread provides an important overview of the information to be presented, always linking the global theme of the series, Our Universe, to the subject matter.
  • Stunning photography accompanies the text, bringing information to life.
  • Fascinating sidebars highlight important concepts, moments, and ideas
  • The Big Truth pages bring to light an interesting and sometimes controversial topic about space and encourage readers to dig deeper, think critically, and learn more.
  • Think Like A Scientist features encourage readers to analyze information the way a real scientist would!
  • An activity at the end of the book encourages readers to apply their knowledge in an engaging hands-on way, bringing the science to life