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10 books about stars
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Constellations: The Story of Space Told Through the 88 Known Star Patterns in the Night Sky by Govert Schilling
This book was published 2 years ago by Black Dog & Leventhal and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.
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What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night Sky by Kelsey Oseid
Category: Arts & Photography
This book was published 4 years ago by Ten Speed Press and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
An illustrated guide to the heavens combines the myths, historic significance, and various interpretations of objects seen in the night sky, including the recognized constellations, meteors, eclipses, planets, and moons.
A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars by Seth Fishman
This book was published last year by Greenwillow Books and takes approximately 1.3 hours to read.
"This picture book is one in a gazillion."--Jane O'Connor, the New York Times-bestselling author of the Fancy Nancy series Did you know that the earth is covered in three trillion trees? And that seven billion people weigh about the same as ten quadrillion ants? Our world is full of constantly changing numbers, from a hundred billion trillion stars in space to thirty-seven billion rabbits on Earth. Can you imagine that many of anything? The playful illustrations from New York Times-bestselling artist Isabel Greenberg and the friendly, straightforward voice of author Seth Fishman illuminate some of the biggest numbers in the universe--a hundred billion trillion stars--and the smallest--one unique and special YOU. Here is a book for story time, for science time, for math time, for bedtime, and all the times in between. Perfect for curious children, classrooms eager for STEM content, and readers who have devoured Ada Twist, Scientist and How Much Is a Million?
50 Things To See With A Telescope - Kids: A Constellation Focused Approach by John A Read
This book was published 4 years ago by John A Read and takes approximately 2.4 hours to read.
From the author of the bestselling book 50 Things to See with a Small Telescope, this colorful edition explores the constellations with young readers, guiding them to dozens of galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. Every page features a helpful "telescope view," showing exactly how objects appear through a small telescope or binoculars. While a member of the Mount Diablo Astronomical Society in California, John Read taught thousands of students how to use telescopes and explore the night sky. Now, he's sharing this knowledge with you! Even without a telescope, this introduction to the night sky is essential for every child's collection.
Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: Night Sky: Find Adventure! Go Outside! Have Fun! Be a Backyard Stargazer! (National Geographic Kids Ultimate Explorer Field Guide) by Howard Schneider
This book was published 5 years ago by National Geographic Kids and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.
Provides a guide for beginning stargazers, including sky maps and constellation charts, identification tips, and space facts and jokes.
Constellations for Kids: An Easy Guide to Discovering the Stars by Kelsey Johnson
This book was published last year by Rockridge Press and takes approximately 3.1 hours to read.
Discover the stars and explore constellations--a kid-friendly guide to navigating the sky Over thousands of years, stargazers have noticed shapes in the stars, also called constellations. Different cultures have seen mythical animals and heroes within these constellations, and many travelers have used the stars as a guide for their journeys. This book will show young astronomers how to read the night sky as they discover more than 20 unique constellations. From Canis Major to Cassiopeia, each constellation includes easy-to-check sky maps with bright illustrations and guidance on the direction and how high from the horizon you'll need to look. You'll also find step-by-steps on how to use other stars to guide the way, plus a look at the mythology behind each constellation. Constellations for Kids includes: Reach for the stars--A brief intro to the night sky covers the basics you need to know to understand how to find the constellations. Connect the dots--Find each constellation with ease using tables telling you where to look, maps with simple illustrations, and easy steps linking other stars to lead the way. Stellar stories--Did you know Lyra is the only Greek constellation that is a musical instrument? Explore cool celestial facts and fantastic mythology. Discover the stories written in the stars with this fun exploration of our constellations.
The Stars Within You: A Modern Guide to Astrology by Juliana McCarthy
Category: Personal Transformation
This book was published 3 years ago by Roost Books and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.
A fresh introduction to astrology that will provide a contemporary perspective on this age-old practice. Where have we been? Where are we going? There is no greater roadmap than the stars for helping us to recognize habitual patterns, discovering our gifts, and figuring out how to move toward greater joy and contentment. A Modern Guide to Astrology provides readers with a fresh perspective on the fundamentals of astrology and how to read their own birth charts. With accessible depictions of the astrological signs and symbols, this guide opens up the rich world of astrology as a tool to deepen self-awareness and lead a more fulfilling life. The book highlights the basic concepts of astrology that provide entryways into an understanding of the factors that shape our lives in fundamental ways. This book weaves together the whole tapestry, showing readers that reading and understanding astrology charts is within reach.
Stars and Planets: The Most Complete Guide to the Stars, Planets, Galaxies, and Solar System - Updated and Expanded Edition (Princeton Field Guides, 114) by Ian Ridpath
This book was published 4 years ago by Princeton University Press and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.
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