Destination: Mars by Seymour Simon
  

Destination: Mars

Written by Seymour Simon
Illustrated by

RRP £6.99

Synopsis

Destination: Mars by Seymour Simon

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explores the Red Planet through fascinating facts and amazing full-color photographs. Readers will learn about the recent discovery of water, the Valles Marineris-the biggest valley on Mars-the ice caps, recent expeditions, and more. This updated edition includes: * author's note* stunning full-color photographs* glossary* index* websites and additional reading sources Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.

About the Author

Seymour Simon has been called the dean of the [children's science book] field by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Columbia County in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com, where students can post on the Seymour Science Blog and educators can download a free four-page teacher guide to accompany this book, putting it in context with Common Core objectives. Join the growing legion of @seymoursimon fans on Twitter!

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Seymour Simon
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Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

6th October 2016

ISBN

9780062345042


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