The Sun is just one of trillions of stars, and it's not even a big one. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is so incredibly huge that it contains billions of stars bigger and brighter and older than the Sun. And outer space contains billions of galaxies. Now, with the aid of the venerable Smithsonian Institution, acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon explores the vastness of the solar system, our galaxy, and beyond in a brand-new edition of his popular book.
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Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the EducationalPaperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Great Neck, New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where you can read "Seymour Science Blog," participate in "Writing Wednesday," and download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Many of Seymour's award-winning books are also available as ebooks.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060877227
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