Garbage in Space

9781512425901. ea vol: 48p. (Space Discovery Guides). bibliog. charts. further reading. glossary. index. photos. notes. websites. Lerner. Jan. 2017. lib. ed. $31.99.
Gr 5–8—Middle schoolers with stars in their eyes will gravitate toward this informative set that explores aspects of space from the physical to the theoretical. Familiar topics dedicated to astronauts and missions to Mars are included alongside less common ones, including space garbage, privatized space travel, and black holes. All the titles include up-to-date content as recent as 2016, making them fresh and relevant. Dynamic photographs and historical images complement the text and are supplemented with artists' renderings, diagrams, and charts.
VERDICT A thoroughly researched and authoritative addition to science collections.

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