Solar System

The 21st Century Junior Library: Solar System, introduces young readers to the wonders of the planets in our solar system. Through engaging text and dramatic full-color photographs, students will be taken on a fascinating tour of the sun, eight planets, and their moons. Each book contains information about the planet including its relationship to the sun and other planets, key characteristics, history, and other fun relevant facts. This series is an addition to our popular 21st Century Jr Library series, which begins with age-appropriate content, aligned to curriculum standards, and adds simple activites that encourage students to LOOK, THINK, MAKE A GUESS, ASK QUESTIONS, and CREATE. This combination of reading and inquiry helps students develop the skills and content mastery needed to be successful in the 21st Century.


Learn where our home planet fits into the solar system, what it is made of, and why it is the only place we can live. More →


Learn all about Jupiter, our solar system's largest planet, and its many moons. More →


Discover what it's like on the surface of the red planet and find out how space missions have helped scientists learn more about it. More →


Find out about the closest planet to the Sun and learn why its years are so short. More →


Travel to the far reaches of our solar system and learn about this distant, gaseous world. More →


Discover the beautiful ringed planet Saturn and its dozens of moons. More →


Learn all about the distant planet Uranus and its many moons and rings. More →


Venus is the closest planet to Earth, and it is also very similar in size. Learn all about "Earth's twin". More →

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