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The Resource The stars, Jeff Wimbush

The stars, Jeff Wimbush

Label
The stars
Title
The stars
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Wimbush
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Review
(The following is a combined review for The Planets; The Moon; The Sun; The Stars; and ) Gr 3 – 5 — These introductions are of uneven quality. Planets sometimes uses incorrect grammar and problematic definitions, e.g., Earth's gravity is said to be "strong enough to move other objects out of its path." Uranus is described as being tipped on its side perhaps because it crashed into something big. Moon provides excellent simple explanations and explains why our Moon's near side always faces the Earth. Sun uses attention-getting comparisons; e.g., the temperature of its outer layer is cited as 50 times hotter than boiling water, and almost one million Earth-size planets could fit inside it. Stars contains straightforward definitions, e.g., "a sphere is a shape like a ball." Each book has at least one simple activity, and ethnically diverse boys and girls are shown either on the cover or in illustrations. Each chapter spread has several full-color photos and a few paragraphs of text. Sun and Moon would be solid purchases, Stars additional, and Planets too weak to justify purchase.—Frances E. Millhouser, formerly at Chantilly Regional Library, Fairfax County, VA --Frances E. Millhouser (Reviewed August 1, 2012) (School Library Journal, vol 58, issue 8, p91)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10029316
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wimbush, Jeff
Dewey number
523.8
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Grades K-3
  • 600L
  • Decoding demand: 76 (high)
  • Semantic demand: 90 (very high)
  • Syntactic demand: 85 (very high)
  • Structure demand: 82 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
LG
LC call number
QB801.7
LC item number
.W457 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
3.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Journey through space
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Stars
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The stars, Jeff Wimbush
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Too many stars to count -- What is a star? -- Star light, star bright -- The life of a star -- Clusters and galaxies -- Are they moving? -- Connect the dots -- Star watching -- Wish upon a meteor -- Learning more -- Glossary
Control code
854129
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780778753087
Lccn
2012006455
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780778753087
Label
The stars, Jeff Wimbush
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Too many stars to count -- What is a star? -- Star light, star bright -- The life of a star -- Clusters and galaxies -- Are they moving? -- Connect the dots -- Star watching -- Wish upon a meteor -- Learning more -- Glossary
Control code
854129
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780778753087
Lccn
2012006455
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780778753087

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