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Space A Visual Encyclopedia Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
ISBN: 9781465494252
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Published: DK Children - August 18th, 2020

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. 


Mars: 100 Piece Puzzle: Featuring photography from the archives of NASA (Shaped Space Puzzle, Photography Puzzles, NASA Puzzle, Solar System Puzzle) Cover Image
By Chronicle Books, NASA (Photographs by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781452181127
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 5th, 2020

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 Moon Puzzle: Featuring Photography from the Archives of NASA (Space Puzzles, Photography Puzzles, NASA Puzzles) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781452176390
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 19th, 2019

100-piece puzzle honors the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing


Outer Space Glow-in-the-Dark Puzzle Cover Image
By Mudpuppy, Brave the Woods (Illustrator)
$11.99
ISBN: 9780735345737
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Published: Mudpuppy - January 19th, 2016

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"


Puz 500 Glow Family Space Illuminated Cover Image
By Natasha Durley (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780735361003
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Published: Galison - June 4th, 2019

Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars: Space, Exploration, and Life on Earth Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250159472
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Published: St. Martin's Press - July 14th, 2020

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?


How to Astronaut: An Insider's Guide to Leaving Planet Earth Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781523509614
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 15th, 2020

"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.


Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358299288
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Published: Mariner Books - April 14th, 2020

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


The Relentless Moon: A Lady Astronaut Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250236968
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Published: Tor Books - July 14th, 2020

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.


Where Do Astronauts Put Their Dirty Underwear?: And 73 other weird questions that only science can answer Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781529352498
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Published: Nicholas Brealey - March 10th, 2020

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?


Ultimate Spotlight: Astronauts Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9791027607037
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Published: Twirl - July 30th, 2019

Interactive and engaging, Ultimate Spotlight: Astronauts gives young children a look at the most far out job there is.


To Fly Among the Stars: Hidden Story of the Fight for Women Astronauts (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338290158
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Published: Scholastic Focus - March 3rd, 2020

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.


Sky Gazing: A Guide to the Moon, Sun, Planets, Stars, Eclipses, and Constellations Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781635860962
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - October 13th, 2020

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.


Your Place in the Universe Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446230
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 1st, 2020

Explore the known Universe and consider its mind-boggling scale in this crisply illustrated, well-researched picture book from Caldecott honoree Jason Chin.


The Night Sky: A Folding Pocket Guide to the Moon, Stars, Planets and Celestial Events Cover Image
By James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781620052808
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Published: Waterford Press - August 15th, 2017

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.


A Child's Introduction to the Night Sky (Revised and Updated): The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations--and How You Can Find Them in the Sky (A Child's Introduction Series) Cover Image
By Meredith Hamilton (Illustrator), Michael Driscoll (By (artist))
$19.99
ISBN: 9780762495504
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - September 17th, 2019

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.


Science Comics: Solar System: Our Place in Space Cover Image
By Rosemary Mosco, Jon Chad (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781626721418
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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.


Heart on Pluto Cover Image
By Karl Jones, Andrew J. Ross (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593096291
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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.


The Big Beyond: The Story of Space Travel Cover Image
By James Carter, Aaron Cushley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781680101478
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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.


Glow in the Dark: Voyage through Space Cover Image
By Cornelia Li (Illustrator), Katy Flint
$19.99
ISBN: 9781786031310
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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!


The Speed of Starlight: An Exploration of Physics, Sound, Light, and Space Cover Image
By Colin Stuart, Ximo Abadia (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536208559
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Published: Big Picture Press - October 1st, 2019

A contemporary exploration of physics, light, and sound told through stunning graphic artwork.


The Space Race: The Journey to the Moon and Beyond Cover Image
By Sarah Cruddas, Eileen Collins (Foreword by)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781465481450
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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!


In Focus: Space Cover Image
By Elizabeth Jenner, Maggie Chiang (Illustrator), Emma Jayne (Illustrator), Jessie Ford (Illustrator), Sol Linero (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781944530297
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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.


Stranger Planet (Strange Planet Series) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063022607
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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.


Star Stories: Constellations and People Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780300241280
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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.


Mars: Explore the mysteries of the Red Planet Cover Image
By DK
$16.99
ISBN: 9781465489906
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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.


Rocket Science: A Beginner’s Guide to the Fundamentals of Spaceflight Cover Image
By Andrew Rader, Galen Frazer (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536207422
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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.


Look Up with Me: Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Life Among the Stars Cover Image
By Jennifer Berne, Lorraine Nam (Illustrator), Neil deGrasse Tyson (Introduction by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062844941
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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


Gravity Cover Image
By Jason Chin, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781596437173
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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.


Peel + Discover: Space Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781523508747
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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!


Glitter Tattoos Sun, Moon, Stars (Dover Tattoos) Cover Image
$1.50
ISBN: 9780486456454
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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.


Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars Cover Image
By Richard Ho, Katherine Roy (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250198334
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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...

observe...

measure...

and collect.

It explores the red landscape—
crossing plains, climbing hills,


Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525432593
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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.


Dead Astronauts: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250758217
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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.


The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020 (The Best American Series ®) Cover Image
By John Joseph Adams (Editor), Diana Gabaldon (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328613103
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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.


To Sleep in a Sea of Stars Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250762849
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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.