Mars and Space-related books and gifts!
From the Moon, Sun, and planets of our Solar System to space exploration, black holes, and dark matter, this completely revised and updated children’s encyclopedia covers all you need to know about the cosmos.
Your adventure to Mars starts now as you assemble this deluxe, 100-piece puzzle!
Beautiful and unique oversized circular floor puzzle! Featuring photography from the archives of NASA, the completed puzzle will beguile Red Planet and space fans of all ages.
• Completed puzzle measures 2.5-feet (76 cm) in diameter
• Great family puzzle for ages 6 and up
100-piece puzzle honors the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing
Travel to another galaxy with Mudpuppy's Outer Space Glow-In-the-Dark Puzzle. After you put together 100 pieces of interstellar fun, turn out the lights to see the puzzle glow! - 100 pieces, 18 x 12"
- Ages 5+
- Box dimensions: 7 1/2 x 5 x 3 1/2"
When it comes to Mars, the focus is often on how to get there: the rockets, the engines, the fuel. But upon arrival, what will it actually be like?
"There's something intriguing to be learned on practically every page... [How to Astronaut] captures the details of an extraordinary job and turns even the mundane aspects of space travel into something fascinating."––Publishers Weekly
Ride shotgun on a trip to space with astronaut Terry Virts.
From preeminent math personality and author of The Joy of x, a brilliant and endlessly appealing explanation of calculus—how it works and why it makes our lives immeasurably better.
Without calculus, we wouldn’t have cell phones, TV, GPS, or ultrasound. We wouldn’t have unraveled DNA or discovered Neptune or figured out how to put 5,000
Mary Robinette Kowal continues her Hugo and Nebula award-winning Lady Astronaut series, following The Calculating Stars and The Fated Sky, with The Relentless Moon.
Why aren't there any green mammals?
Is eating boogers bad for you?
Do dolphins and whales get thirsty?
Why can't you tickle yourself?
Interactive and engaging, Ultimate Spotlight: Astronauts gives young children a look at the most far out job there is.
A searing look at the birth of America's space program, and the men and women aviators who set its course.In the 1960s, locked in a heated race to launch the first human into space, the United States selected seven superstar test pilots and former military air fighters to NASA's astronaut class -- the Mercury 7.
The sun, moon, stars, and planets have been a source of wonder for as long as humans have lived on earth.
In this highly visual guide to observing the sky with the naked eye, kids aged 9–14 will delve into the science behind what they see.
Explore the known Universe and consider its mind-boggling scale in this crisply illustrated, well-researched picture book from Caldecott honoree Jason Chin.
This simplified guide to the night sky includes seasonal GLOW-IN-THE-DARK charts to the stars and constellations and introduces the reader to the solar system, our moon, planets (visible with the naked eye), meteor showers and eclipses. Simply shine a flashlight on the charts to illuminate them and then use your fingers to "walk" between major star groups.
This charming exploration of the night sky -- featuring a star finder and glow-in-the-dark stickers -- which has more than a quarter of a million young astronomers enjoying the night sky in countries around the world, is now completely revised and updated.$12.99ISBN: 9781626721418Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: First Second - September 18th, 2018
With Science Comics, you can explore the depths of the ocean, the farthest reaches of space, and everything in between! These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects.$8.99ISBN: 9780593096291Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Penguin Workshop - August 4th, 2020
Love is everywhere, even in the fartherst reaches of the Solar System. On NASA's first-ever mission to Pluto, the New Horizons satellite discovers that even when you're far from home, you are loved.$17.99ISBN: 9781680101478Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Tiger Tales - April 2nd, 2019
The mysteries of space have intrigued us since ancient times. Early observers named the constellations as a way to keep track of the starry patterns in the night sky. Through the years, astronomers discovered planets, moons, and many other objects. As technology improved, the dream of physically exploring space became reality, and space shuttles blasted into the world above our heads.$19.99ISBN: 9781786031310Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Wide Eyed Editions - August 2nd, 2018
Join one courageous astronaut and her space dog as they voyage through our solar system and see space as you've never seen it before! Journey from the Sun, to the planets, asteroids, and Kuiper belt, before folding out your glow-in-the-dark poster of the planets in order.
Let's explore!$24.99ISBN: 9781536208559Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Big Picture Press - October 1st, 2019
A contemporary exploration of physics, light, and sound told through stunning graphic artwork.$21.99ISBN: 9781465481450Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: DK Children - May 7th, 2019
Blast off alongside space expert Sarah Cruddas on a ride-along through space exploration history with interviews from real astronauts!$24.99ISBN: 9781944530297Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: 360 Degrees - April 7th, 2020
Ten illustrators journey into outer space, peeling back the layers of the Universe for adventurous readers to explore. Lift the gate-fold pages on every spread to take a closer look at the wonders of space.$15.99ISBN: 9780063022607Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Morrow Gift - June 16th, 2020
New York Times Bestseller
The sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon Strange Planet, featuring more hilarious and poignant adventures from the fascinating inhabitants of Nathan W. Pyle's colorful world.$26.00ISBN: 9780300241280Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Yale University Press - October 22nd, 2019
Follow an epic animal race, a quest for a disembodied hand, and an emu egg hunt in constellation stories from diverse cultures
We can see love, betrayal, and friendship in the heavens, if we know where to look.$16.99ISBN: 9781465489906Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: DK Children - March 18th, 2020
Has there ever been life on Mars? Will we be living there soon? HOW?! Discover the past, present, and future of the mysterious red planet in this beautiful non-fiction book for kids.$16.99ISBN: 9781536207422Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Candlewick - November 3rd, 2020
Sometimes it takes a rocket scientist to offer young readers the most engaging introduction to space travel, the solar system, and the universe.$17.99ISBN: 9780062844941Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 5th, 2019
A 2020 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12! With an introduction from Neil DeGrasse Tyson about the importance of kid-like curiosity, this lyrical picture book biography on the beloved astrophysicist and host of Cosmos is the perfect gift for young astronomers and fans of all ages. This nonfiction picture book is an excel$17.99ISBN: 9781596437173Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 29th, 2014
What keeps objects from floating out of your hand?
What if your feet drifted away from the ground?
What stops everything from floating into space?
Gravity.$9.95ISBN: 9781523508747Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Workman Publishing Company - June 23rd, 2020
Welcome to outer space!
Blast off with hundreds of stickers featuring colorful planets, swirling black holes, explosive supernovas, sleek spacecraft, and many brave astronauts—including Laika, the first dog in space!$1.50ISBN: 9780486456454Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Dover Publications - February 2nd, 2007
A celestial array, featuring a dozen sparkling tattoos From the first light of dawn till long after dark, these glittering tattoos will shine brightly. Twelve heavenly images include rising suns, snoozing moons, and twinkling stars. A dash of glitter lends extra dazzle to each tattoo.$18.99ISBN: 9781250198334Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 29th, 2019
Red Rover is a gorgeously illustrated tale that explores the vast, inhospitable landscape of Mars and the adventures of the little rover that calls the planet its home.
Mars has a visitor.
It likes to roam...
It explores the red landscape—
crossing plains, climbing hills,$15.95ISBN: 9780525432593Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Vintage - February 19th, 2019
As a physicist, Alan Lightman has always held a scientific view of the world. But one summer evening, while looking at the stars from a small boat at sea, Lightman was overcome by the overwhelming sensation that he was merging with something larger than himself—an eternal unity, something absolute and immaterial.$17.00ISBN: 9781250758217Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Picador - December 1st, 2020
A 2020 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST
Jeff VanderMeer's Dead Astronauts presents a City with no name of its own where, in the shadow of the all-powerful Company, lives human and otherwise converge in terrifying and miraculous ways. At stake: the fate of the future, the fate of Earthall the Earths.$16.99ISBN: 9781328613103Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Mariner Books - November 3rd, 2020
The best science fiction and fantasy stories from 2019, guest-edited by author of the mega-best-selling Outlander series, Diana Gabaldon.
Today’s readers of science fiction and fantasy have an appetite for stories that address a wide variety of voices, perspectives, and styles.$29.99ISBN: 9781250762849Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Tor Books - September 15th, 2020
Now a New York Times and USA Today bestseller!
Winner of Best Science Fiction in the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards!
To Sleep in a Sea of Stars is a brand new epic novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eragon, Christopher Paolini.
Kira Navrez dreamed of life on new worlds.