INFO: Winter, Max. Meet the Astronauts. I. 2000
DESC: This book highlights many different famous astronauts, different space missions and what astronauts do. It has some great pictures.
TAGS: astronauts, space, the moon, John Glenn, I, Richard Avenue
INFO: Berger, Melvin. Out in Space! G?. 1995.
DESC: This early-level non-fiction is a great and non-intimidating general overview of the many elements comprising “space.” It introduces kiddos to rockets, the planets of our solar system, and even gives a short glimpse beyond the galaxy! Some students may freak out about the specialized vocabulary – just focus on “telling” names and new words (like “andromeda” or “nebula”) and challenge the students to take on the rest. Once they get the planet names down, students will find this a rewarding read – and one that they’re very proud of.
TAGS: space, outer space, planets, moons, galaxies, rockets, science, nonfiction
INFO: Connal, Julie. Astronauts. K. 1997
DESC: Learn all about what astronauts do and what space is like.
TAGS: space, astronauts, exploring, K, Richard Avenue