Monday, July 21, 2014

Recommended Reading: Astronomy

A Black Hole is Not a Hole by Caroline Cinami DeChristafano
If a black hole in space isn’t really a hole, what is it? Is it true that black holes can literally warp time and space? Can they really suck in entire planets? How did we learn about black holes and what should we do with them? Packed with photographs and illustrations, this book explains one of astronomy’s most bizarre phenomena.

Aliens on Vacation by Clete Barrett Smith
Turns out humans aren’t the only ones who like to travel. According to this funny chapter book, aliens like to visit Earth to rest and enjoy our planet. But what if somebody finds out about these alien tourists?

Recommended by Leigh, children's librarian at Collins Garden Branch.  

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