The science of space can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming, especially for young readers. In this age-appropriate look at the study of space, complex ideas are simplified with concise language. Eye-catching, full-color design elements transport readers to the visually stunning world beyond Earth's atmosphere. Fun fact boxes, detailed sidebars, and an accessible glossary also aid readers in their journey through outer space. This engaging guide to an essential elementary science curriculum topic is sure to be an unforgettable reading experience.