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Elementary-grade libraries seeking solid, very basic contemporary reviews of astronomy will find The Solar System by Kathryn Whyman (193279929X, $27.10) a 'one stop' overview which pairs exceptionally bright modern color photos with a review of the planets and science of the solar system. 32 pages include an index, glossary, and plenty of clear explanations. Jim Pipe's Earthwise: Sun: Discover Your World In Close-Up (193279946X, $27.10) provides grades 2-4 with a fine simple review of the sun's properties, with activities to go along, from examples of sun paintings and depiction in ancient to modern art to comprehending size, understanding eclipses, and more. An excellent blend of example and activity.
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Title Annotation:"The Solar System"; "Earthwise: Sun: Discover Your World In Close-Up"
Publication:Children's Bookwatch
Article Type:Children's review
Date:Nov 1, 2005
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