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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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 523.43 ROV

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 LEN

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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

Cosson, M. J.

Summary: An imaginary journey to Mars provides facts about the planet's year, atmosphere, size, gravity and geography, and suggests some of the questions scientists would want to answer if they were to travel there.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 523.43 COS

Carson, Mary Kay.

Summary: Could there have been life on Mars? Learn about the red planet and find out! --Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE CAR

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, Call number: J 629.45 LAW

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

Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: Twelve-year-old Belle Song and her family moved to Mars because they were offered good jobs, only to find that the jobs have disappeared--her father, Yun, is unwilling to return to the worn-out Earth, so, to the horror of his city-raised daughter, he buys a farm in the "Wild West" area of Mars, and Belle does her best to adapt to a life which is filled with difficulties and danger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Murray, Julie

Summary: This title will teach readers all about the fourth planet from the sun, Mars! The title will cover important information, like the many fascinating current and planned missions to Mars. This is a Level 3 title and is written specifically for transitional readers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Zoom 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 523.43 MUR

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC O'BR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE OBR

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

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

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Gardner Elliot has lived his whole life with a team of scientists on Mars. He's always longed to see Earth to find the father he's never known and to meet a beautiful street-smart girl named Tulsa he's become friends with online. But when his chance finally comes, doctors discover his heart can't withstand the Earth's atmosphere. Eager to find his father, Gardner and Tulsa...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: "An introduction to Mars for primary and intermediate grade students with information about its features and exploration. Includes charts and diagrams, a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2014

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

Baker, David

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 629 BAK

Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: When Belle Song's mother becomes pregnant the family journeys to Tharsis City so she can consult a specialist, and see the sights of the capital; but when Belle's android Melody, and her wolfdog Raider, disappear she is confronted by the deep human prejudice against robots--and an escaped Water Raider.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

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

Agee, Jon

Summary: "A young astronaut is trying to find life on Mars, but he's made a very big oversight"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2017

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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

Schachner, Judith Byron.

Summary: Skippyjon Jones, the Siamese cat that thinks he is a Chihuahua dog, has an adventure on Mars.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CD Fiction Schachner 2009

Scott, Elaine

Summary: Presents the latest information about Mars, discussing the growing body of evidence that water--and therefore the potential for life--was present on Mars at one time in the past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 576.8 SCO

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Summary: Capturing humanity's first venture into the colonization of another planet, and its tragic first contact with another species, a stunning achievement will take viewers from the edge of their seat and to the stars. Earth is on the verge of extinction. To survive, humankind must find another place to live. When three expeditions to Mars, headed by Col. John Wilder, find suitable conditions for...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino Lorber 2018

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

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAR

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Martian 2018

Gall, Chris.

Summary: After moving to Mars with his family, Davey complains of being bored until he begins exploring the planet with his dog Polaris and uncovers a most unusual "treasure."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2008

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De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: "A volume explaining the research of NASA scientist Kendra Short for the creation of flexible, printed electronics, including printable space probes"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2017

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

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