Cover image for Venus
Title:
Venus
Author:
Rau, Dana Meachen, 1971-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Summary:
Describes the size, characteristics, and composition of the planet Venus.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.7 0.5 56859.
ISBN:
9780756502010
Format :
Book

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Describes the size, characteristics, and composition of the planet Venus.


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Booklist Review

Gr. 3^-5. Large, colorful photographs of the planets are the most distinctive feature of the new Our Solar System series, which will be useful for simple school reports. Each book presents basic information about one planet in fairly simple vocabulary, large type, and attractive page layouts. Jupiter discusses the planet and, more briefly, its four largest moons, as well as the space missions that have gathered information about it. Similarly, Venus surveys the exploration and current knowledge of Earth's sister planet. The closing pages of each book include fast facts, a glossary, and recommended resources such as books, Web sites, space centers, planetariums, and observatories. Check the Series Roundup in this issue for more volumes in this attractive series. --Carolyn Phelan


Table of Contents

Looking at Venus from Earthp. 4
Looking at the Way Venus Movesp. 8
Looking Through Venusp. 9
Looking at the Surface of Venusp. 12
Looking at Venus from Spacep. 16
Looking to the Futurep. 23
The Solar Systemp. 26
Glossaryp. 28
A Venus Flybyp. 28
Did You Know?p. 29
Want to Know More?p. 30
Indexp. 32