Thematic Reading List: The Night Sky


Help kids understand all the sparkles in the night sky with these six books.









9780714877723 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.
1619135450 Northern Lights
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.
0688092373 Stars
By: Seymour Simon

Discusses the composition and characteristics of stars, including red giants, white dwarfs, supernovas, black holes, and quasars.
9780778753063 The Moon
By: Reagan Miller

Discusses the Moon, looking at its surface, how it travels around the Earth and changes shape, and missions to explore it.
9781592700660 The Night Sky
By: Eduardo Banqueri

Presents a guide to astronomy with information on galaxies, stars, solar system, comets, telescopes and more.
0756610311 Star Gazer
By: Ben Morgan

Explore space with more than 30 fun activities.


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