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Planets, Stars, and Galaxies: A Visual Encyclopedia of Our Universe

By David Aguilar
National Geographic Children's Books, 2007

Ages 10 and up
ISBN: 1426301707

Take a trip through the universe with wonderful photographs and illustrations that will excite your science imagination. Explore the universe with the well written text and details. In addition to a virtual tour of our solar system, there is a look at the possibility of other life out there somewhere. What do you think?

Black Holes: And Other Bizarre Space Objects

By David Jefferis
Crabtree Publishing, 2006

Ages 9 and up
ISBN: 0778728706

From the series Science Frontiers, this book tells about the life and death of stars using two page spreads of wonderful photography and text.

galaxy

Courtesy clipart.com

Edwin Hubble: Discoverer of Galaxies

By Claire L. Datnow
Enslow Publishers, 2001

Ages 9 and up
ISBN: 0766018695

Hubble was instrumental in the understanding of the Milky Way. His life, his efforts to gain an education and his scientific discoveries make for a great story.

From the series Science Frontiers, this book tells about the life and death of stars using two page spreads of wonderful photography and text.

nebulae

Courtesy clipart.com

Galaxies

By Seymour Simon
Harper Collins, 1991

Ages 3 and up
ISBN: 0688109926

Take a look at the Milky Way in pictures and text from an author well known for his science books.

Super Stars: The Biggest, Hottest, Brightest, and Most Explosive Stars in the Milky Way

By David Aguilar
National Geographic Children's Books, 2010

Ages 8 and up
ISBN: 1426306016

Learn all about the stars, nebulae and other space matter in the Milky Way. Great pictures and illustrations to compliment the text.

Orion

Courtesy NASA / JPL-Caltech

Exploring Black Holes

By Laura Hamilton Waxman
Lerner Classroom, 2011

Ages 7 and up
ISBN: 0761378774

This is a wonderful look at the history of how black holes were identified and investigated and what we are still learning. The history of black hole science goes back to the 1900s but scientists knew very little until 1970 when telescopes and special x-ray equipment allowed scientists to verify their existence.

galaxies

Courtesy NASA / JPL-Caltech

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