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A child's introduction to the night sky : the story of the stars, planets, and constellations-- and how you can find them in the sky / Michael Driscoll ; illustrated by Meredith Hamilton.

Driscoll, Michael, 1973- (author.). Hamilton, Meredith, (illustrator.).
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Worthington Jefferson Twp PL - Worthington J 520 DRISCOLL (Text) 36820000425321 JUVENILE NONFICTION Checked out 11/29/2019

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  • ISBN: 9780762495504
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm + 1 planisphere + 2 sheets of stickers.
  • Edition: Revised edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Includes a Star Finder and glow-in-the-dark stickers of the solar system!"--Dust jacket.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Our universe-and welcome to it -- Wonders of the night sky -- The universe -- What's up there? -- What we can see -- The stars -- The sun -- The planets -- Hunks, chunks, and Flying objects -- Galaxies -- What we can't see -- Gravity -- Dark Matter -- Black holes -- ...And a new ("NEU") object -- Exploring what's up there -- What astronauts and astronomers do -- Tools for star gazers -- Traveling to the stars -- Astronauts with fur -- A city in space -- Alone in the universe -- The challenge of space -- What you can do -- The Constellations -- The Zodiac zoo -- The sky in spring -- The sky in summer -- The sky in fall -- The sky in winter -- A brief history of space -- Night sights.
Summary, etc.:
Provides an introduction to astronomy, discussing how planets get their names, the best time to spot a "shooting star," and why the moon changes shape.
Subject: Astronomy > Juvenile fiction.
Stars > Juvenile fiction.
Constellations > Juvenile fiction.
Galaxies > Juvenile fiction.
Space > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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