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Stars and constellations

Author: Nick Hunter
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Capstone Heinemann Library, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book explores the sun as our nearest star, different types of stars and constellations. It covers what stars are, where they come from, what makes them shine, what people thought of them in the past, and how we study stars today. A fun activity is provided along with advice on viewing stars. Beautiful photographs and simple text help to engage readers and aid their understanding"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Hunter
ISBN: 9781432975173 143297517X 9781432975227 1432975226
OCLC Number: 818659681
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Out of this world --
What are stars? --
Our own star --
What makes stars shine? --
Where do stars come from? --
Do stars last forever? --
Constellations --
Across the universe --
Exploring stars --
Visiting the stars --
Beliefs of the past --
See for yourself --
Finding constellations.
Responsibility: Nick Hunter.

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"This book explores the sun as our nearest star, different types of stars and constellations. It covers what stars are, where they come from, what makes them shine, what people thought of them in the past, and how we study stars today. A fun activity is provided along with advice on viewing stars. Beautiful photographs and simple text help to engage readers and aid their understanding"--Provided by publisher.

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