Space Missions of the 21st Century

Wonders of Space
  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Compelling narrative nonfiction text presents the major space missions of the 21st century, featuring the intrigue and excitement behind the missions. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and callouts, infographics, a glossary, a listing of source notes, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Hi-Lo, Narrative, Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2016
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2016-01-01
BISACS JNF061000, JNF051010
Dewey 629.4
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 690
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 180029
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Mysteries of the Gas Giant
  • Exploring Pluto
  • Landing on a Comet
  • The Road to Mars
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Arnold Ringstad

Arnold Ringstad is the author of more than 30 books for kids. He loves reading and writing about space exploration. He lives in Minnesota.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Wonders of Space from Horn Book Guide on October 1, 2016

Wonders of Space series. Accounts of major events in space exploration—including the historic Apollo 11 moon landing, Voyager probes, Mars rovers, and Hubble telescope as well as recent missions to Saturn and Pluto—are presented in short narrative formats, with numerous… View →