Step to the stars

by Lester del Rey

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 211 Downloads: 127
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StatementLester Del Rey.
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22956967M

Astronomers used to call stars “fixed stars,” to distinguish them from the wandering planets. But in fact, stars are in constant motion as well, both real and apparent. The whole sky rotates overhead because Earth is turning. The stars rise and set, like the Sun and the Moon, but they stay in formation. The stars . Rigby PM Series are a consistent educator favorite when it comes to Guided Reading. Each title in each collection is meticulously leveled (both fiction and nonfiction). Rigby PM Books offer: Progressive high-frequency words and repetition to build fluency Predictable language .   Parents need to know that My Journey to the Stars is a picture book autobiography by Scott Kelly, the first NASA astronaut to spend nearly a year in space on the International Space Station. (His adult memoir, Endurance, came out the same day.)There's a lot for kids to absorb and latch on to. Memories of Kelly's early years illustrate that life doesn't have to be smooth: Kelly was a distracted 4/5.   PreS-K—Ray's simple ode to stars is an engaging concept book. The invitation to appreciate stars begins and ends with looking for them in the night sky. In between are stars drawn on paper to wear as a sheriff's badge, mounted on a stick to make a wand, and kept in one's : Little Simon.

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