Summary: This is a fun and informative book packed with 100 fascinating things to know about space, from how to escape a black hole to why astronauts learn wilderness survival skills. With bright, infographic-style illustrations, detailed facts on every page, a glossary and index, and internet links to specially selected websites for more information.
Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne Publishing Ltd. 2016
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 520 FRI
Summary: Record Breakers brings you the first, fastest, longest, largest, biggest, and best records in the world. Track the longest shark migration (20,000 km/12,400 miles); visit the coolest place on the planet (Vostok Station, Antarctica: a chilling -89.2ºC/-128.6ºF); see how plane pioneer Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier, and much more. The greatest human achievements are...
Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley Limited 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 032.02 REC
Summary: A funny and fascinating how-to guide for budding astronauts, providing a crash course on what it takes to travel into space. Answers all the big questions about space travel, from “How do rockets work?” and “What do astronauts do all day?” to “How do you go to the toilet on a spaceship?” Explores the technology that astronauts use, from space suits to Soyuz spacecraft, and the scientific...
Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2015