Books – Space Science


Space Science


The book on the topic “Foundations and Ideologies: Dark Matter, Dark Energy and the Human Health” has been created by Ms. Ashwini Sathnur, Capacity Development Expert in United Nations Development Programme. The details on the information about this book is presented in the website url/ link which is mentioned here below:-

Ms. Ashwini Sathnur, myself, Capacity Development Expert in United Nations Development Programme, have created a book which has the title  –  “Stars, the Solar flares and the Human Health”. The information about this created book is provided in the website url/ link which is mentioned here below:-

Link to the book titled “Stars, the Solar flares and the Human Health”

Book on the topic “Mathematics and Life Sciences in the Space Science and Space Technologies”, By Ms. Ashwini Sathnur, Capacity Development Expert in United Nations Development Programme, and the url and Link to the website on the information about this book is mentioned here below:-

How to Be a Space Explorer: Your Out-of-This-World Adventure
Brake, Mark. Oakland, CA: Lonely Planet Publications, 2014. (ISBN-13: 978-1743604342)

Bethany Ehlmann
100 Things to Know about Space
Usborn Books, 2016. (ISBN-13: 978-1409593928)
A Child’s Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations–and How You Can Find Them in the Sky
Driscoll, Michael and Meredith Hamilton. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2004. (ISBN-13: 978-1579123666) Grade 3 – 7
Everything Space
Becker, Helaine, and Brendan Mullan. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2015. (ISBN-13: 978-1426320743)

Read-aloud Books

Touch the Brightest Star
Christie Matheson, ages 0-3

The Darkest Dark
Chris Hadfield, ages 4-7

A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars
Seth Fishman, ages 4-7

Life on Mars
Jon Agee, ages 4-7

Hey-ho, to Mars We’ll go!: A Space-Age Version of The Farmer in the Dell
Lendroth, Susan. 2018. (ISBN 9781580897440)

Once Upon a Star
James Carter, ages 4-7

The Sun Is Kind of a Big Deal
Seluk, Nick.  New York: Orchard Books, 2018. (ISBN-13: 978-1338166972). For ages 4-7.


Find the Constellation
H.A. Rey

The Stars
H.A. Rey

The Great Canoes in the Sky

The Seven Sisters of the Pleiades

Exploring Constellations
Sara Latta

See It with a Small Telescope: 101 Cosmic Wonders Including Planets, Moons, Comets, Galaxies, Nebulae, Star Clusters and More
Kalif, Will.  Ulysses Press, 2017. (ISBN-13: 978-1612437569)

The Secret Galaxy
Hodgkins, Fran. Tilbury House, 2014. (ISBN-13: 978-0884483915) Grades 3-6.

Night Sky Watcher
Prinja, Ramen. QEB Publishing, 2016. ISBN-13: 978-1609929541 Grades 3-7.

Space weather

Solar science: Exploring sunspots, seasons, eclipses, and more
Schatz, D., & Fraknoi, A. (2015). Arlington, VA: NSTA Press. (Paperback ISBN 978-1-941316-07-8) Middle school

Earth’s outer atmosphere: Bordering space
Vogt, G. L. (2014). Brookfield, CT: Twenty-First Century Books. (E-book ISBN 978-0-8225-8780-4) Grade 6 – 8


Chin, J. (2014). New York, NY: Roaring Brook Press. (Hardcover ISBN 978-1-5964-3717-3) Grade K – 3

Herweck, D. (2015). Huntington Beach, CA: Teacher Created Materials. (Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4807-4644-2) Grade K – 3

Mars exploration

Carney, Elizabeth. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2014. (ISBN-13: 978-1426317484)

Curiosity’s mission on Mars: Exploring the red planet
Miller, R. (2014). Minneapolis, MN: Twenty-First Century Books. (Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4677-1087-9) Grade 6 – 12

Planet Mars
Squire, A. O. (2014). New York, NY: Children’s Press. (Hardcover ISBN 978-0-5312-1152-6, Paperback ISBN 978-0-5312-5358-8) Grade 3 – 5

Welcome to Mars
Aldrin, Buzz. National Geographic Children’s Book, 2015.  (ISBN-13: 978-1426322068) Grades 3-7.

Inside the Mars Rover The Geeks Guide to Space Series
Baker, David. Rosen, 2017. Grades 7-9.

Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover
Motum, M. (2018). (ISBN 9780763695040)

Meteorites, comets and asteroids

Collision course! Cosmic impacts and life on Earth
Bortz, F. (2014). Great Neck, NY: StarWalk Kids Media. (E-book ISBN 978-1-6308-3112-7) Grade 5 – 9

Stewart, Melissa. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Children’s Books, 2015. (ISBN-13: 978-1426319440) Grades 1-4

Oh No Astro!
Roeser, Matt. Simon & Shuster Books, 2016. (ISBN-13: 978-1481439763) Grades PreK-3

Impact! Asteroids and the Science of Saving the World
Elizabeth Rusch, ages 10-13

Our place in space

We are here
Rice, D. (2015). Teacher Created Materials. (ISBN-13: 978-1480746879) Grades 3 – 7


What are stars?
Daynes, Katie, and Marta Alvarez Miguens. 2018.

Our Solar System

The awesome book of planets and their moons
Farndon, J. (2015). Franklin, TN: Flowerpot Press. (Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4867-0342-5)

The Planets
Couper, Heather, Robert Dinwiddie, John Farndon, Nigel Henbest, David W. Hughes, Giles Sparrow, Carole Stott, and Colin Stuart. New York, NY: DK Publishing, 2014. (ISBN-13: 978-1465424648)

All My Friends Are Planets
Alisha Vimawala

The Space Adventurer’s Guide: Your Passport to the Coolest Things to See and Do in the Universe
McMahon, Peter, and Josh Holinaty. (2018). (ISBN 9781771380324)

Solar system: Our place in space
Mosco, R., & Chad, J. (2018). ISBN 9781626721418, ages 10-13

Searching beyond our solar system

Aliens: Is anybody out there?
Kocienda, G. (2014). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press/Cambridge Discovery Education. (Paperback ISBN 978-1-1076-6000-7) Grade 3 – 7

How do we know about space?

Key discoveries in Earth and space science
Zuchora-Walske, C. (2015). Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publishing. (Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4677-5787-4, Paperback ISBN 978-1-4677-6157-4) Grade 6 – 8

Why should we care?

Why space matters to me
Stuart, C. (2015). New York, NY: Egmont Publishing. (Hardcover ISBN 978-1-6068-4589-9) Grade 2 – 4

Human explorers

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Harrison, Vashti. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History. 2017.

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Shetterly, Margot Lee, Winifred Conkling, Laura Freeman, and Margot Lee Shetterly. 2019.

On the space station
Brown, C., & Johnson, B. (2015). A Shine-A-Light Book. The Ivy Press. (ISBN-13: 978-1782403203)

Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code
Laurie Wallmark, ages 4-7

Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing
Dean Robbins, ages 4-7

Serena Sees Her Footprints on the Moon
Sean Reed, ages 4-7

by Jennifer Swanson

Astronomy: Cool women in space
Yasuda, A. (2015). White River Junction, VT: Nomad Press. (Hardcover ISBN 978-1-6193-0326-3, Paperback ISBN 978-1-6193-0330-0) Grade 4 – 6

Chasing Space
Melvin, Leland. Amistad, 2017. ISBN-13: 978-0062665928 Grades 3-7

Astronaut Handbook
McCarthy, Meghan. Dragonfly Books, 2017. (ISBN-13: 978-0399555466) Grades PreK-3

Space Machines
Ian Graham, ages 6-9

Space Engineering

Awesome Engineering: Spacecraft
Sally Spray, ages 8-10

See inside Space Stations and other Spacecraft
Rosie Dickens and Kellan Stover, ages 8-10

Science Comics: Rockets
Anne Drozd and Jerzy Drozd, ages 10-13


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