Books About Space

National Geographic Kids Everything Space: Blast Off for a Universe of Photos, Facts, and Fun! Cover Image
ISBN: 9781426320743
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Published: National Geographic Children's Books - September 8th, 2015

Get ready to blast off into space to explore planets, stars, and beyond! This fun book will pull you in like gravity, full of fun facts, reports from explorers, maps and infographics, and more than 100 pictures.

Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328809568
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Published: Clarion Books - September 4th, 2018

The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA.

A meningitis outbreak in their underprivileged neighborhood left Sylvia Acevedo’s family forever altered.

Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet Cover Image
By Curtis Manley, Jessica Lanan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250155337
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 29th, 2019

Do you wonder
if humans
are the only beings who wonder
if they are alone
in the universe?

Our sun is a star.
In the night sky are all kinds of stars,
and orbiting those stars
are planets like the ones in our own solar system.

Could those planets have life
like we do on Earth?

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316435178
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson--made famous by the award-winning film Hidden Figures--who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon!

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream Cover Image
ISBN: 9780763645021
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Published: Candlewick - February 24th, 2009

They had the right stuff. They defied the prejudices of the time. And they blazed a trail for generations of women to follow.