G is for Galaxy: An Out of This World Alphabet

G is for Galaxy An Out of This World Alphabet Illustrated by Alan StacyAspiring astronauts star gazing astrophysicists and even toddlers pointing at the moon will now have the right stuff for exploring our galaxy With rhymes for younger childre

  • Title: G is for Galaxy: An Out of This World Alphabet
  • Author: Janis Campbell Cathy Collison Alan Stacy
  • ISBN: 9781585362554
  • Page: 222
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Illustrated by Alan StacyAspiring astronauts, star gazing astrophysicists, and even toddlers pointing at the moon will now have the right stuff for exploring our galaxy With rhymes for younger children and their accompanying fact filled expository test for older readers, syndicated Yak s Corner columnists Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison shuttle us through an out of thIllustrated by Alan StacyAspiring astronauts, star gazing astrophysicists, and even toddlers pointing at the moon will now have the right stuff for exploring our galaxy With rhymes for younger children and their accompanying fact filled expository test for older readers, syndicated Yak s Corner columnists Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison shuttle us through an out of this world alphabet as seen through the windshield of a space ship.Each page answers galactic questions like What planet is 300 times heavier than Earth Why is space the ultimate place to study Which planet is closest to the sun and which one is the farthest Who said, That s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind Authors Janis Campbell and Cathy Collison write the syndicated column Yak s Corner, which is a magazine style section for young readers They live with their families in Southeast Michigan.Illustrator Alan Stacy lives in Arlington, Texas His father was part of the team that chose the astronauts for the Gemini and early Apollo space programs in the 1960s.

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    1. G is for Galaxy is a gorgeously illustrated book that I instantly fell in love with. As someone who love science and really believes in sharing the wonder of our universe with the younger generation this is definitely a book I can see myself reading to my future children. The alphabet is presented in two ways; one is a short little four line poem about the letter, like G is for Galaxy, and the second is a more detailed description of one or several ‘space’ related words. So not only does it [...]

    2. I might have just given this book 4 stars, but then I read the other reviews. Yes, B is for Big Bang and D is for Dinosaurs. Yes, this book is based on SCIENCE! There are plenty of religious books out there. This is not one of them. As an agnostic parent raising my children with a strong scientific background, free of religious propaganda, I like this book. The illustrations are detailed and realistic. I especially like how there's a four line poem for each letter and then further information on [...]

    3. This is a beautiful book and I was really excited to see that by varying authors there are lots of topics to choose from in what appears to be a similar series. However I'm so saddened by the fact that B is for Big Bang, followed by "D is the Dinosaurs but when a might comet struck, they would no longer roam." Alas, not at all what I want to teach and so sad that it is shared as plain fact and not theory, otherwise it would be okay. Glad it is just a library book, but I doubt I'll look at the re [...]

    4. While studying space I had my students reference this book often for concepts. I like the alphabet approach so much that I had my students crate their own following the same format.

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