Publication Date: September 12, 2023
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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
Glow: A Family Guide to the Night Sky is a lushly illustrated introduction to the wonders of the night sky, inviting young readers to explore stars, planets, and other celestial bodies and learn how to spot them.
Get ready to explore the night sky! Observe the phases of the moon, navigate by the North Star, and peer into outer space from your own backyard. You’ll find out about:
The MoonThe SunPolaris and Ursa MinorMercuryOrion’s BeltVenusHalley’s CometMarsAlioth and Ursa MajorJupiterSirius and Canis MajorSatellites, including the International Space Station and James Webb Space TelescopeAcrux and the Southern CrossThe Milky WayAnd more!
You’ll also learn about some of the mythology and folklore associated with the night sky and uncover how humankind has its history woven into the constellations that light up our skies. With energetic, accessible text from NASA science writer Noelia González and stunning illustrations by Sara Boccaccini Meadows, this is a book the entire family will want to share.
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