by F. S. Kim

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How constellations have gotten their names;

Photos, diagrams-and a timeline about constellations in history;

Surprising, TRUE facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531168950
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Scholastic True Book Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 840L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

1 The Stars in Our Sky: Are constellations important today? 7

2 The View From Earth: How do we see stars on our planet? 11

3 A History of constellations: Who first discovered the constellations? 17

4 Star Storied: Which constellations can you see from Earth? 25

Asterisms: Is the Big Dipper a constellation? 34

5 Constellations Around the world: Who else has made up stories about the stars? 37

True Statistics 43

Resources 44

Important Words 46

index 47

About the Author 48

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