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Mars: Books

You Are The First Kid On Mars

ISBN: 0399246347
Ages 5-8

Imagine being the first child to visit Mars. What would that be like? What would you feel, see, and hear? Visit Mars through this unique book and “become” a child on Mars.

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The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity

ISBN: 0544932463
Ages 10 and up

Learn all about the Mars Exploration Rover Mission and the journeys of Spirit and Opportunity. Great Mars pictures and background knowledge through the eyes of Steven Squyres, who was lead scientist on the mission.

View from mars rover
Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

DK Eyewitness Books: Mars

ISBN: 0756607663
Ages 8 and up

Eyewitness books are always a favorite when it comes to science and kids. Visit Mars through the bountiful photographs, illustrations and text that make reading fun. Learn about the history of human interest in Mars, including early movies and crazy notions about the fourth planet. Facts, features, and fun bring us all the way to modern times and Mars rovers.

Mars from space
Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

Destination: Mars

ISBN: 0062345044
Ages 5 and up

A wonderful look at Mars complete with stunning pictures and photographs from NASA. Updated to include recent expeditions and discoveries. A good introduction to the planet for kids of all ages.

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