Explores Neptune's size, distance from Earth, atmosphere, moons, and rings, as well as the history of study of the planet.
call number/section: 523.48
subjects: neptune (planet)
Describes the characteristics of the planet Jupiter and its moons, as revealed by photographs sent back by unmanned spaceships.
call number/section: 523.45
subjects: jupiter (planet)
Discusses what we know about the size, density, atmosphere, rings, and moons of Saturn, as well as what we may learn in the future.
call number/section: 523.46
Reviews the history of Earth's observation of the red planet since ancient times, explores the results of modern scientific studies carried out by telescope, satellite, and landing probe, and speculates on a future human landing.
call number/section: 523.43
subjects: mars (planet)
Describes the composition, formation, appearance, and uses of certain minerals, including some gemstones.
call number/section: 549
Explains such things as the difference between a meteor, a meteoroid, and a meteorite and what happens when an asteroid or comet gets too close to the Earth.
call number/section: 523.5
Tells the stories of markets all over the world, from ancient times to the present day.
call number/section: 380.1
Describes how such creatures as the basilisk, Western grebe, and water strider manage to travel across the water's surface.
call number/section: 591.47
History and culture of the Wampanoag, a group of Indians who have lived in the coastal regions of Massachusetts for thousands of years, how they survived the wars and illnesses brought about by the arrival of Europeans, and their status today.
call number/section: 974.4
Describes the formation and appearance of rocks, changes they can undergo, and how to start a collection.
call number/section: 552
Examines the various roles of women in the Old West, describing the living conditions and opportunities available to those women who broke the stereotypical picture of the tired settler's wife.
call number/section: 305.4
Photographs and text discuss the history of the earth, what the earth is composed of, and life on earth.
call number/section: 525
Describes the life of the Indians who established villages in the area of Lake Huron where there were forests, rivers, and favorable conditions for growing crops.
call number/section: 975
Describes and compares the four great apes: chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and gorillas through a discussion of their physical, intellectual, emotional, and social characteristics.
call number/section: 599.88
call number/section: 920