Jump Into Science
By Steve Tomecek
(National Geographic Children's Books, Paperback, 9780792255819, 32pp.)
Publication Date: May 9, 2006
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Where do stars go in the daytime? How far away are stars? What stories can they tell us?
Marvel at the mythic stories of the constellations and try finding your own patterns in the sky. Think beyond our sun and wonder what other planets might be circling other stars and what, or who, might be on them. Open the book and blast off to the stars!
"A sure winner for future astronomers and their stargazing parents. Tomecek and newcomer Yoshikawa make an excellent duo in rendering concepts understandable to readers." —Kirkus Reviews
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Steve Tomecek, the Executive Director and founder of Science Plus, Inc., is the author of numerous books, including three other Jump Into Science titles. He was the winner of the 1996 American Institute of Physics Excellence in Science Writing Award. He lives in Bellerose, New York.