The Moon

Christine Taylor-Butler

Book - 2014

Introduces the Moon, discusses its phases, composition, surface, eclipses, and role in Earth's tides.

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New York : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc 2014.
Physical Description
48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page 45) and index.
Main Author
Christine Taylor-Butler (-)
  • Satellite in the sky
  • Craters and highlands
  • Tugging on the Earth
  • Light and shadow
  • A giant leap forward
  • Modern lunar missions.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Human beings first set foot on the Moon on July 20, 1969, marking one of the most important events in the history of space exploration.A True Book: Space series dives into the many components that make each planet distinctive and exceptional, as well as explore many of the other components that make up Space. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.Since the first moon landing, scientists have continued to learn more about Earth's sole natural satellite. Readers will learn what it is like to walk on the surface of the Moon and what role the satellite plays in the solar system. They will also find out how scientists first began studying the Moon and how they are continuing their exploration today.