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Read, Jennifer

Summary: "Since the early days of flight, animals have helped researchers learn how to survive in the sky, and their role continues as humanity voyages into outer space. In 1783 a rooster, a duck and a sheep were placed in a basket attached to the first hot-air balloon. In the age of rockets and space travel, many more animals have travelled into orbit, and most have returned safely to earth. This book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Formac Publishing Company Limited 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: J 629.45 REA

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: "Young readers will learn all about space."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 LAW

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "Discover the thrilling side of the history of the space race in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the secrets of American History! Did you know that you can't bring a sandwich on a spaceship? Or that a group of people who had lost their hearing played an important role in the race to send astronauts to the moon? Find out about those true stories and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

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Mara, Wil

Summary: Readers will learn about some of the greatest space missions in history and find out what today's top engineers and scientists are doing to advance space exploration to new heights. They will also find out what it takes to begin a career in space exploration and how different workers can fill a variety of roles in the quest to reach distant planets and stars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 MAR

Brown, Jeffrey

Summary: "Jide, Petra, and their intergalactic friends are back on the Potato (their orbiting classroom) for another out-of-this-world adventure. Their latest space mission brings them to the home planets of their schoolmates, where pranks must be avenged, new terrains must be explored, and the patience of Commander G must be tested!"--provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2021

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Tesler, Monica

Summary: Twelve-year-old Jasper and his friends are the first group of cadets, called Bounders, to be trained as astronauts who use new spaceships to teleport, but soon are forced to go up against an alien society seeking revenge for stealing this brain-sync technology.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC TES

Willems, Mo

Summary: An exuberant cat cheers on her friends as they demonstrate how they can fly, including a bee, bat, and bird.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD WIL

Cruddas, Sarah

Summary: Chronicles the history of space exploration, from the earliest rocket launches to possible future Mars colonies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.4 CRU
1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: J 629.4 CRU

Spilsbury, Richard

Summary: Provides an introduction to how forces and motion work in space, including why astronauts feel heavy after take-off, why rockets are long and thin, and how spacecraft orbit Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Raintree 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.4 SPI

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: "Young readers will learn all about space."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 LAW

Hawking, Lucy

Summary: When George and Annie are selected as junior astronauts, it is a dream come true until they learn that strange things are happening on Earth as well as in the skies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAW

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skira Rizzoli Pub., Inc. 2013

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.931 STO

Summary: The civil war amongst the Cylons escalates and Galactica's quest for Earth continues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BAT

Ingalls, Ann

Summary: Watercolor illustrations and simple, rhyming text follow a baby bird as it tries, fails, and tries again to fly.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dawn Publications 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E ING

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ING

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ING

Milbourne, Anna.

Summary: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go to the moon? This beautifully illustrated picture book will take you on a journey to find out. You can fly into outer space, walk on the moon and take a look at our world from a very, very long way away!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2004

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Owen, Ruth

Summary: Imagine a giant flying creature as big as a plane. It's time to meet the enormous flying reptiles that swooped through the skies during the time of the dinosaurs. Each title in this new series digs deep into one fascinating area of the Dinosphere. The expertly crafted text with strong visual cues to support new vocabulary will engage early readers as they build their reading confidence. This...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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Rocco, John

Summary: "This beautifully illustrated, oversized guide to the people and technology of the moon landing by award-winning author/illustrator John Rocco is a must-have for space fans, classrooms, and tech geeks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 ROC

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 Rocco 2020

Summary: It is the year 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon. Deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission begins to unravel and they find themselves fighting not only for their lives, but for the future of us all.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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Behrens, Ken.

Summary: Seawatching is the challenging act of identifying waterbirds in flight. Since more than one hundred different species can fly past an observation point, often at great speed or in tightly packed, mixed-species flocks, identification of these distant shapes can be a mystery. The keys to the mystery—the subtle traits that unlock the identity of flying waterbirds, be it wingbeat cadence,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: "Young readers will learn all about space."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.44 LAW

Mass, Wendy

Summary: Earth is in danger! The only thing that can save the planet are six essential elements that can fuse into a new source of clean energy. But the elements are scattered throughout the galaxy. And it's up to the Voyagers-, a team of four remarkable kids and an alien, to gather them all and return to Earth. The Voyagers have made it to the last planet. If they complete this mission, they can...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD MAS

Summary: After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew quickly head toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. Galactica Commander Adama and President Laura Roslin are facing the problems of waning supplies and crushed morale. Along the way they have to deal with the credible threat that Cylons may be aboard the ship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Battlestar 2005

Summary: Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, Captain Kirk, Spock, and the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE STA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Star 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD STA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STA RATED PG13

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD St

Brown, Don

Summary: Presents a history of rocket technology, from ancient Chinese rockets, the "bombs bursting in air" during the War of 1812, and Russia's Sputnik program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

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