Blast OffBlast off bookcover

by Parish, Herman

Amelia Bedelia and her friends learn about the solar system and their place in the universe in the sixth book in the Amelia Bedelia & Friends chapter book series. But with Amelia involved, there are sure to be more than a few funny mix-ups along the way.



Remember to Dream, EbereRemember to dream, Ebere bookcover

by Erivo, Cynthia

When Ebere’s mother puts her to bed at night, she always says, “Remember to dream, Ebere.” And dream, Ebere does! Encouraged by her mother to make her dreams as big as possible, Ebere imagines herself as the captain of a rocket ship.


The Berenstain Bears Blast Off!The Berenstain Bears blast off! bookcover

by Berenstain, Mike

The Berenstain Bears can’t wait to visit the Bear Country Space Center, where rockets blast off into outer space! When the tour guide gives Mama, Papa, and the cubs a tour of the Big Bear Space Rocket, he makes it very clear not to touch anything. But when Papa sees a big red button, he just can’t help himself. Get ready to blast off!



Runaway Rocket!Runaway rocket! bookcover

by Stephens, Elle

When a rocket launch goes wrong in Adventure Bay, it’s up to Nickelodeon’s newest heroes, the Cat Pack, to help the PAW Patrol save the day. Will Wild, Leo, Shade, Rory, and the heroic pups make a purrfect team?



The Unlucky LaunchThe unlucky launch bookcover

by Neal, Rie

After seeing the big Space-E rocket launch, Astrid just knows she’s going to be exploring space in a rocket of her own someday! And in honor of the big launch, Astrid and her fellow Shooting Stars will be building rockets of their very own. What’s more exciting is the guest helper, Luke, who actually worked on the Space-E team!



Clues to the UniverseClues to the universe bookcover

by Li, Christina

A triumphant story of friendship, loss, and the journey of finding your place in the world (and among the stars). A reminder that we sometimes have to travel great distances to find the secrets of what makes life beautiful.



Los Tipos Malos en combustible intergalácticoLos Tipos Malos en combustible intergaláctico bookcover

by Blabey, Aaron

The Bad Guys are back to save the planet! Sure, they might have to “borrow” a rocket. And there might be something nasty in one of the spacesuits. And Mr. Piranha miiiight have eaten too many bean burritos. Surviving this mission may only be one small step for man, but it’s one giant leap for the Bad Guys.



Ingeniera Aeroespacial Aprille EricssonIngeniera aeroespacial Aprille Ericsson bookcover

by Waxman, Laura Hamilton

¿Creaste alguna vez un proyecto científico genial? En la escuela secundaria, Aprille Ericsson ganó el segundo lugar en una feria de ciencias. Sabía que quería seguir creando proyectos científicos increíbles. De adulta, se convirtió en ingeniera y trabaja en la NASA en la construcción de naves espaciales.



A Child’s Introduction to Space ExplorationA child's introduction to space exploration : an explorer's guide to rockets, astronauts, and life in zero gravity bookcover

by Bakich, Michael E.

Get ready to blast off into the space! This interactive, fact-filled book by two space experts takes kids aged 8-12 on a journey through the universe with answers to all their questions on space exploration–from what the first rockets looked like and the first animal in space to what space food tastes like and what it’s like to live in zero gravity.


Rocket ScienceRocket science : a beginner's guide to the fundamentals of spaceflight bookcover

by Rader, Andrew

Sometimes it takes a rocket scientist to offer young readers the most engaging introduction to space travel, the solar system, and the universe.




To Infinity and BeyondTo infinity and beyond A journey of cosmic discovery book cover

by Tyson, Neil deGrasse

This enlightening illustrated narrative by the world’s most celebrated astrophysicist explains the universe from the solar system to the farthest reaches of space with authority and humor.



This is Rocket ScienceThis is rocket science book cover

by Skurzynski, Gloria

Three, two, one, we have liftoff! From an award-winning author comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space. This book explores the past, present, and future of space travel.



Hidden FiguresHidden figures book cover

by Shetterly, Margot Lee

This book brings to life the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, who lived through the Civil Rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the movement for gender equality, and whose work forever changed the face of NASA and the country.



In the Shadow of the MoonIn the shadow of the moon book cover

by Cherrix, Amy E.

From Amy Cherrix comes the extraordinary hidden story of the space race and the bitter rivalry that launched humankind to the moon.




How We Got to the MoonHow we got to the moon : the people, technology, and daring feats of science behind humanity's greatest adventure book cover

by Rocco, John

From the shocking launch of the Russian satellite Sputnik to the triumphant splashdown of Apollo 11, Caldecott Honor winner John Rocco answers every possible question about this world-altering mission. Each challenging step in the space race is revealed, examined, and displayed through stunning diagrams, experiments, moments of crisis, and unforgettable human stories.

Close window