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Planet Venus

Author: Christine Taylor-Butler
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2014.
Series: True book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unlike most other planets, Venus can be seen from Earth's surface with the naked eye. Only the moon burns brighter in the night sky. Readers will learn why Venus's thick clouds help make the planet so hot and why its days last so long. They will also get an up-close look at Venus's remarkable land features and find out how scientists have studied the harsh surface of the planet.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Taylor-Butler
ISBN: 9780531211595 0531211592 9780531253656 0531253651
OCLC Number: 852957633
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Earth's twin? --
A hostile environment --
Following the sun --
Visiting Earth's neighbor --
True statistics.
Series Title: True book.
Responsibility: by Christine Taylor-Butler.

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Unlike most other planets, Venus can be seen from Earth's surface with the naked eye. Only the moon burns brighter in the night sky. Readers will learn why Venus's thick clouds help make the planet so hot and why its days last so long. They will also get an up-close look at Venus's remarkable land features and find out how scientists have studied the harsh surface of the planet.

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