They're like major planets, but not quite. They circle around the sun. They're round. But they haven't cleared everything out of their path. Explore these unusual objects in this book about the dwarf planets.
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Nancy Loewen writes fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Recent awards include: 2012 Minnesota Book Awards finalist (The LAST Day of Kindergarten); 2011 Bank Street's Best Children's Books of the Year (Share a Scare: Writing Your Own Scary Story); 2011 Book of Note, Tri-State Young Adult Review Committee (Stubborn as a Mule and Other Silly Similes); and 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers (Writer's Toolbox Series). She's also received awards from The American Library Association, the New York Public Library, the Independent Book Publishers Association, and the Society of School Librarians International. Nancy holds an MFA in creative writing from Hamline University, St. Paul. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and two teenage children.Review:
Dwarf Planets: Pluto, Charon, Ceres and Eris by Nancy Loewen Pluto, that distant round thing out there past Neptune, formerly planet number 9, now number 10-maybe, or the un-planet- maybe. How you count em is still up in the air! Dwarf Planets: Pluto, C --Senor Parrot's Perch blog
With its large square pages and poster-bright pictures, the Amazing Science: Planet series is designed to have maximum visual appeal for young space explorers. It largely succeeds, presenting quite a bit of information about each planet in nine double-p --Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
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Book Description Picture Window Books, 2008. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11140483950X
Book Description Picture Window Books, 2008. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB140483950X