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10 Books About the Night Sky

    Oh No, Astro!

    Oh No, Astro! - Matt Roeser

    Astro, an asteroid that wants nothing more than for his personal outer space to be respected, is sent on great adventure to Earth.

    PICTURE BOOK Roeser, M.

    Stars - Mary Lyn Ray

    Explores the wonder of stars, whether they are in the night sky, on a plant as a promise of fruit to come, or in one's pocket.


    Gravity - Jason Chin

    What keeps objects from drifting out of your hand? What stops everything from floating into space?

    CHILDREN 531.14 C539 2014
    Curious George Discovers the Stars

    Curious George Discovers the Stars - Bethany V. Freitas

    George is determined to count, the stars, but how will he keep track?

    Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me

    Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me - Eric Carle

    Monica's father takes the moon down after it is small enough to carry, but it continues to change in size.

    PICTURE BOOK Carle, E.
    Sun and Moon

    Sun and Moon - Lindsey Yankey

    Moon asks to trade places with Sun for one day, but when Sun asks Moon to carefully examine the night, Moon has a change of heart.

    PICTURE BOOK Yankey, L.
    Little Night / Nochecita

    Little Night / Nochecita - Yuyi Morales

    At the end of a long day, Mother Sky helps her playful daughter, Little Night, to get ready for bed.

    PICTURE BOOK Morales, Y.
    Touch the Brightest Star

    Touch the Brightest Star - Christie Matheson

    Christie Matheson An interactive picture book showcasing the beauty of nighttime.

    PICTURE BOOK Matheson, C.
    Interstellar Cinderella

    Interstellar Cinderella - Deborah Underwood

    In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.

    PICTURE BOOK Underwood, D.
    DATA: The Sky is Falling

    DATA: The Sky is Falling - Ada Hopper

    When Dr. Bunsen's newest invention brings extraterrestrials down to Earth, can the second-graders of the DATA, keep their town from being invaded?

    MOVING UP Hopper, A.
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