The Star of Our Solar SystemBook - 2014
Did you know that the Sun is so enormous that one million Earths could fit inside it? Or that light from the Sun travels across space for eight and a half minutes before it reaches us? These and dozens of other fascinating facts provide a perfect high-interest introduction to the star at the center of our solar system, The Sun.Filled with information perfectly suited to a second-grade audience, this accessible, high-impact book combines solid science, technology, and even math with up-to-the-minute information, odd and often quirky facts, and astounding space photography. It also provides plenty of surprises and teachable moments that will draw young children into a rewarding, kid-friendly reading experience.