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Motum, Markus

Summary: "Maybe you remember when a little robotic spacecraft landed on a far-off planet. On August 6, 2012, the rover Curiosity touched down on the rocky surface of Mars and now she's ready to guide you through her journey firsthand. From idea to creation and beyond, this fact-filled, stylish book introduces readers to Curiosity and her mission: to discover more about the red planet and search for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.2 MOT

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

Warga, Jasmine

Summary: Built to explore Mars, Resilience begins to develop human-like feelings as he learns from the NASA scientists who assembled him, and as he blasts off and explores Mars, Resilience must overcome different obstacles as he explores the red planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Warga

Lendroth, Susan

Summary: A Mars themed version of "The Farmer in the Dell," is paired with factual information about the exploration of Mars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC LEN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Lendroth 2018

O'Brien, Patrick

Summary: As we look back to the beginnings of the space race, 2009 is also the year for looking forward to humankind's next step toward the stars. In the spirit of books that once imagined colonies on the moon, Patrick O'Brien has created a unique look at your first trip to Mars. Using the most up-to-date designs and theories of what it will take to establish a base on Mars, you are off on an incredible...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE O'BR

De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: "A volume explaining engineer William "Red" Whittaker's plan to develop robots designed to explore the unknown caves on the moon and Mars"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.43 DE L

Collins, Ailynn

Summary: Having just moved to California, Syretia's mother enrolls her and her younger brother, Sean, in the only summer camp available: Mars or Bust, which is focusing on the Mars Curiosity rover due to land soon; Sean is thrilled by all things involving space, but eleven-year-old rock enthusiast Syretia is not really interested, until she discovers that the rover will be studying Martian geology--as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC COL

Cohn, Jessica

Summary: From the first time a person looked up at the sky and wondered 'What's out there?" humans have dreamed about exploring the cosmos. For so long, our neighbor in the solar system has been shrouded in mystery. Was there ever life on Mars? How can we enable astronauts to land on that planet—and return safely? Mars rovers, including the latest: Perseverance, may just provide the answers! They might...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2022

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Ho, Richard

Summary: Describes the important jobs the rover Curiosity conducts on the inhospitable surface of Mars, from looking for water to sending back information to Earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HO

Schonfeld, Sara

Summary: Invites readers to join a little robot named Curiosity for a tour of Mars, the planet that this rover calls home, and celebrate the rover's birthday together.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SCH

Warga, Jasmine

Summary: Built to explore Mars, Resilience begins to develop human-like feelings as he learns from the NASA scientists who assembled him, and as he blasts off and explores Mars, Resilience must overcome different obstacles as he explores the red planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2023

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Summary: Join the Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, for an awe-inspiring journey to the surface of the mysterious red planet and discover what no human has ever seen or known before.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2007

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

Hamilton, John

Summary: Using simple text, maps, and dramatic photographs, this book introduces readers to Mars, relying on the latest scientific findings from NASA and other space agencies. Features include Mars' physical measurements, its geology, atmosphere, gravity, orbit, and climate. Also covered are geographical wonders such as Valles Marineris (the largest canyon in the solar system) and Olympus Mons (the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo & Daughters 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.43 HAM

Morton, Oliver.

Summary: Who are the extraordinary individuals that will take us on the next great space race, the next great human endeavor, our exploration and colonization of the planet Mars? And more importantly, how are they doing it? Acclaimed science writer Oliver Morton explores the peculiar and fascinating world of the new generation of explorers: geologists, scientists, astrophysicists and dreamers. Morton...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.43 MOR

Bell, Jim

Summary: Presents the harsh landscape of the Red Planet through 3-D and color images from the robotic explorers Spirit and Opportunity; provides a close-up look a the Martian rocks, craters, valleys, and other geologic configurations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Pub. 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 523.43 BEL

Slade, Suzanne

Summary: "For centuries, people have been intrigued by Mars, and over time, scientists have made exciting discoveries, such as the planet's Earth-like weather and seasons. But curious earthlings want to know more about the Red Planet. Does Mars have deserts? Volcanos? Or signs of life? Could people live there someday? Scientists decided to take a closer look. They built a powerful camera called the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishing Company Inc. 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.43 SLA

Aldrin, Buzz.

Summary: Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. As a pioneering astronaut who first set foot on the moon during mankind's first landing of Apollo 11-- and as an aerospace engineer who designed an orbital rendezvous technique critical to future planetary landings -- Aldrin has a vision, and in this book he plots out the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4553 ALD

Aldrin, Buzz.

Summary: Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. As a pioneering astronaut who first set foot on the moon during mankind's first landing of Apollo 11-- and as an aerospace engineer who designed an orbital rendezvous technique critical to future planetary landings -- Aldrin has a vision, and in this book he plots out the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 629.4553 ALD

Summary: NASA launches a Mars Recovery Mission to investigate and bring back survivors from the first manned mission to Mars which has mysteriously disappeared.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2000

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Mission 2000

Summary: When the head of NASA's manned Mars mission discovers that the capsule meant to carry the astronauts will suffer a catastrophic failure, he forces them to participate in a hoax by broadcasting their 'Mission' from a studio built at an abandoned air force base. Over many months, the astronauts are forced to film broadcasts on their progress. They find out that they are to die upon re-entry. An...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2008

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Bova, Ben

Summary: Jamie Waterman discovered the cliff dwelling on Mars, and the fact that an intelligent race lived on the red planet sixty-five million years ago, only to be driven into extinction by the crash of a giant meteor. Now the exploration of Mars is itself under threat of extinction, as the ultraconservative New Morality movement gains control of the U.S. government and cuts off all funding for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOV

Fliess, Sue

Summary: "Sadie Sprocket is a girl with a big dream ... to go to Mars! No one has been to Mars (yet!), so of course that's where Sadie sets her sights. She learns everything she can about the planet and space, then assembles her crew of trusty stuffed animals. Together they build a rocket and prepare for the historic journey. And then finally ... blastoff!" -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Two Lions 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FLI

Baker, David

Summary: "Inside the space mission of the Mars Rover"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: YA 629 BAK

Miller, Ron

Summary: Discusses some of the information sent back from "Curiosity," the Mars Rover, including pictures of the Martian landscape, traces of water in Martian soil, and the key chemicals necessary for life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: TFCB, Twenty-First Century Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 523.43 MIL

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