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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The groundbreaking series returns, exploring the next phase of human colonization on Mars. Blending powerful drama, action, and visual effects, with insightful interviews featuring leading space-science innovators and thinkers -- such as Elon Musk, Andy Weir, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Kim Stanley Robinson -- MARS explores the perils and promise of the next great frontier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Barrett, Judi

Summary: When astronauts land on Mars, their first discovery is a substance not unlike pie filling and Kate and Henry are eager to go taste some, but Grandpa, who may have some inside information, discourages them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

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

Xu, Wendy

Summary: "Clementine Chang moves from Earth to Mars for a new start and is lucky enough to land her dream job with Dr. Marcella Lin, an Artificial Intelligence pioneer. On her first day of work, Clem meets Dr. Lin's assistant, a humanoid AI named Kye. Clem is no stranger to robots--she built herself a cute moth-shaped companion named SENA. Still, there's something about Kye that feels almost too human....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books / HarperAlley, imprints of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 XU

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

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

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

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Studying the planets at school, Pedro learns fascinating facts about Mars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2021

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JBR BLUE SPANISH MAN

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

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Pedro would love to take a trip to planet Mars! Are his climbing skills good enough for the planet's rocky surface? Can he pack enough sandwiches to keep himself fed? Will Pedro's big imagination lead him to Mars, or will he decide that Earth is the planet for him?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2021

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

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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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

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

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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

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

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 Lobby Display, Call number: YA 629 BAK

Golusky, Jackie

Summary: "Beginning readers get a close-up look at the coolest facts and science about Mars. The latest scientific discoveries and space missions are discussed in this accessible and energetic text"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2021

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Fryxelius, Jacob

Summary: "The taming of the Red Planet has begun! Corporations are competing to transform Mars into a habitable planet by spending vast resources, and using innovative technology to raise temperature, create a breathable atmosphere, and make oceans of water. As terraforming progresses, more and more people will immigrate from Earth to live on the Red Planet. In Terraforming Mars, you control a...

Format: three dimensional object

Publisher / Publication Date: Stronghold Games 2017

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2 available in Games, Call number: GAME TER

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