Pluto's Secret: An Icy World's Tale Of Discovery
- Number of Pages: 40
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
People, youngsters especially, happen to be baffled, bewildered, and also outraged by the truth that Pluto is no longer called a planet. ” Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"Fun reading The book provides a factual history of our faraway 'dwarf,' and on its companion icy worlds, and on the discovery of Kuiper-like bands around other stars. Praise for Pluto's Secret"Pairing a lighthearted narrative in a hand-lettered style typeface with informally drawn cartoon illustrations, this lively tale of astronomical revelations begins with the search for Planet X. ” Kirkus Reviews"This picture book offers a fresh, positive perspective on Pluto, showing that its change of status is not a demotion but a correction. Through whimsical artwork and an entertaining dialogue format, Pluto's Secret explains the true story of this distant world." School Library Journal" Booklist"Light-hearted imagining of a gregarious Pluto. Providing a history of the small, icy world from its discovery and naming to its recent reclassification, this book presents a fascinating look at how scientists organize and classify our solar system as they gain new insights into how it works and what kinds of things exist within it. The book includes a glossary and bibliography.
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