The Universe and Our Place in It Series (NEW!)


This series will take stargazers to the ends of the documented universe with each of these vibrant, accessible books. Readers will absorb the centuries-old history of mankind's determination to understand the heavens and be riveted by the persistence and ingenuity of astronomers and countless others who have contributed to our knowledge of the universe thus far. Whether readers are interested in how scientists have uncovered the reasons for any number of celestial phenomena, how they have scoured the ground for meteorites, or even in how the chemical composition of a nebula is determined, these books will provide precise details, and with captivating photographs to boot. Features include: Correlates with the Earth's Place in the Universe dimension of the Next Generation Science Standards for understanding the universe, stars, solar system, and Earth's relationship to them. Explains complex scientific terms and concepts in an engaging and approachable narrative.

Number of Titles: 6

Interest Level: Grades 7-12

Guided Reading Level: Z

Lexile Level: 1320-1410

ISBN: 9781508106937 (Print)  9781625136381 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2019

"Students of astronomy will find these titles useful in their presentation of the discovery, early investigations, and advances in our knowledge of various phenomena in the universe...VERDICT Densely packed with information, this series is not for the casual reader, but it is excellent for serious research and support for advanced astronomy classes.” - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

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