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The Milky Way and Other Galaxies (Our Solar System) Library Binding – January 1, 2005
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Rau gazes far beyond our astronomical neighborhood to introduce some of the universe's most mysterious and spectacular phenomena. Rightly noting in the first book that black holes by their very nature can neither be seen nor directly measured, she discus --School Library Journal
The Milky Way, Black Holes, and Constellations are three new books in a series called Our Solar System. While these books cover topics that extend beyond the solar system, the concepts are of interest to a young reader fascinated by astronomy. The Milky --Science Books & Films
Beginning with the Sun, Rau takes newly independent readers on a tour of the solar system, including its meteors, comets, and moons, and then looks outward to extra-solar planetary systems. This science primer contains enough specific information to chall --School Library Journal
About the Author
Dana Meachen Rau is an author, editor, and illustrator of children’s books. She has written more than 100 books for children, many of them nonfiction in subjects including astronomy, history, and geography, as well as numerous biographies. She lives in Burlington, Connecticut, with her husband and two children.