Thematic Reading List: The Night Sky
Help kids understand all the sparkles in the night sky with these six books.
|Seeing stars: a complete guide to the 88 constellations
By: Sara Gillingham
This artful and accessible introduction to constellations equips readers with the information they need to locate, name, and explain all 88 internationally recognized constellations. Each cluster of stars is featured alongside the “story” (mythological or historical) behind its naming, tips on how to find it, what times of year it is visible, and key stars and asterisms within its grouping. Complete with star maps and a glossary, this keepsake volume of visual reference and beauty is perfect for inquisitive young stargazers.
By: David Whitfield
Did you know that the northern lights can be seen from space? There are also southern lights, which are hardly ever seen by people. The northern and southern lights are phenomena called auroras. Learn these and other fascinating facts about Earth’s auroras in Northern Lights, a Sky Science book.
By: Seymour Simon
Discusses the composition and characteristics of stars, including red giants, white dwarfs, supernovas, black holes, and quasars.
By: Reagan Miller
Discusses the Moon, looking at its surface, how it travels around the Earth and changes shape, and missions to explore it.
|The Night Sky
By: Eduardo Banqueri
Presents a guide to astronomy with information on galaxies, stars, solar system, comets, telescopes and more.
By: Ben Morgan
Explore space with more than 30 fun activities.