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Pluto's secret : an icy world's tale of discovery

Author: Margaret A Weitekamp; David H DeVorkin; Diane Kidd
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"People, children especially, have been baffled, bewildered, and even outraged by the fact that Pluto is no longer called a planet. Through whimsical artwork and an entertaining dialog format, this book explains why this is so. Providing a history of the small, icy world from its discovery and naming to its recent reclassification, this book presents a fascinating look at how scientists organize and class our solar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret A Weitekamp; David H DeVorkin; Diane Kidd
ISBN: 9781419704239 1419704230
OCLC Number: 808413719
Notes: "Published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum."
Description: 39 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
Responsibility: by Margaret Weitekamp with David DeVorkin ; illustrated by Diane Kidd.

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This non-fiction picture book playfully takes on the controversial issue of why Pluto is no longer a planet  Read more...

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