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Hamilton, John

Summary: Simple text and "out-of-this-world" photography introduce readers to the International Space Station, NASA's science lab in space. Important details include space station history, planning and international cooperation, construction of the ISS, modules, solar arrays, and daily life aboard the space station. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2018

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Nixon, David

Summary: In 1984 President Ronald Reagan gave NASA the go-ahead to build a Space Station. A generation later, the International Space Station is an established and highly successful research centre in Earth orbit. The history of this extraordinary project is a complex weave of powerful threads - political, diplomatic, financial and technological among them - but none is more fascinating than the story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Circa Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.442 NIX

Peake, Tim

Summary: "Hello, is this planet Earth? takes readers on a mesmerizing tour of Tim's historic and inspirational six-month Principia mission. Based on over 150 of Tim's stunning photographs that he took on board the international space station, many of which have not been seen before, this collection showcases the beauty of earth from above, and is the perfect visual time capsule of Tim's remarkable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.44 PEA

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield

Summary: Explains the construction and purpose of the International Space Station and the life of the astronauts on board.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2000

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE LET

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins [u.a.] 2001

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.44 BRA

Dickmann, Nancy

Summary: Readers will get a peek into what it's like to visit the moon, climb aboard the International Space Station, and explore many other parts of space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Windmill Books, an imprint of Rosen Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 523.2 DIC

Kelly, Scott

Summary: The author describes his childhood as an average student who often got into trouble with his twin brother, and how he became a NASA astronaut and commander of the International Space Station.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Paperback - Blue, Call number: JBR BLUE KEL

Summary: Describes the origins of the International Space Station, explains how it was built, and details the lives and training of the astronauts aboard and some of the experiments they perform.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.442 AMA

Kelly, Scott

Summary: This fascinating picture book memoir about NASA astronaut Scott Kelly takes readers on a journey through his childhood as an average student to his record-breaking year among the stars. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KELLY KEL

Nipaul, Devi.

Summary: Discusses the history, purpose, and maintenance of the International Space Station, including what life is like for the astronauts on board.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.442 Nipaul

Summary: The six-member crew of the International Space Station is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

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

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

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI LIF

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: "Meet Scott Kelly, who lived for a year in space! Follow Kelly's story as he moves from a career as a volunteer Emergency Medical technician to his service in the United States Navy and on to NASA where, with his identical twin brother Mark, spent one year on the International Space Station and part of the Twins Study. Infographics, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Jones, Chris (Chris Alexander)

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 629.45 JON

Brockington, Drew

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "The CatStronauts--elite cat astronauts--are aboard the International Space Station to repair the faulty Hubba Bubba Telescope, but have to contend with communications interference and a near disaster that leaves them down a member"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2017

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Jones, Chris.

Summary: Every time an astronaut makes the trip into space, he faces the risk of death from the slightest mechanical error or instance of bad luck. In February 2003, American astronauts Donald Pettit and Kenneth Bowersox and Russian flight engineer Nikolai Budarin were on what was to be a routine fourteen-week mission maintaining the International Space Station. But then the shuttle Columbia exploded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.45 JON

Summary: Experience zero gravity and the thrill of life aboard the most complex scientific project ever assembled: The International Space Station. The Station hovers 220 miles above Earth and this piece shows how the Station was assembled and who did the assembling. The action is all captured in live you-are-there footage IMAX 3-D style.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV 629.442 Space 2005

Summary: Experience zero gravity and the thrill of life aboard the most complex scientific project ever assembled: The International Space Station. The station hovers 220 miles above earth and this piece shows how the station was assembled and who did the assembling.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IMAX 2005

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SPA

Bennett, Jeffrey O

Summary: Max the dog is chosen to visit the international space station, where he becomes a valuable member of the crew.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Bennett 2013

Hamilton, S.L.

Summary: This title introduces readers to the job of astronaut. A short history of the profession is included as are famous astronauts such as Yuri Gagarin, Neil Armstrong, and Alan Shepard. Job duties of various NASA astronauts are covered, such as commander, pilot, mission specialist, and payload specialist, as are non-NASA positions in companies such as SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, and Orbital Science....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A & D Xtreme, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 629.45 HAM

Parker, Steve

Summary: Space is all around us, but how much do we know? Where do we even begin? Space Kids is the building block upon which children can learn about our universe. Covering topics such as stars, planets, moons and rockets as well as the basics of gravity and how astronauts eat and sleep in space, Space Kids moves through complex ideas with an accessibly fresh and original style.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Gestalten 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE DES

Summary: A profile in courage; the stories of brave men and women who proudly served their country on a bold new journey of space discovery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Madacy Home Entertainment 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV NAS

Dyson, Marianne J.

Summary: Describes space stations, the International Space Station, the training and activities of its crew, and the conditions that will exist on it, including weightlessness and the dangers of radiation and meteors. Includes experiments and activities simulating conditions in space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Reference 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 DYS

Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: Fifth-grader Yin is really excited about her class trip to the International Space Station Three and the station museum's newest exhibit, the Star Cabbage, an alien plant discovered floating in space and considered harmless; but the station is on lockdown, the crew is not in evidence, and something large and growling is stalking the halls--but Yin is determined to investigate and find out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED COL

Gilpin, Daniel.

Summary: "Reveals and discusses the intricate internal workings of spacecrafts"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Benchmark 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.47 GIL