Astronaut

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Describes the requirements, education, and duties associated with becoming an astronaut. Includes profiles of prominent astronauts.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 629.45--dc22
Lexile
ATOS Reading Level 6.0
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602795020), PDF (9781602797321), ePub (9781631882975), Hosted ebook (9781602797321H), Kindle (9781631370410)
Copyright 2010
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5
Graphics

School Library Journal

Gr 3-6 These highly readable books introduce some interesting careers. Each volume provides background information about the field and a clear look into its many possibilities in the 21st century. A chapter highlights ways to become involved in the profession and the interests and skills required. Activities that will allow students to learn more about the career are also included. Scattered throughout the chapters are boxes that add additional information. Colorful photographs illustrate each book. This series provides readers with a clear look at interesting careers that will play a role in the future. Christine Markley, Washington Elementary School, Barto, PA.

Author: Kelly Milner Halls

Kelly Milner Halls is the author of 25 books including innovative nonfiction about dinosaurs, mummies, albino animals, horses, dogs, zoos, and cryptozoology. She lives in Spokane, Washington.

  • WHAT IS AN ASTRONAUT?
  • ON THE JOB
  • EDUCATION AND TRAINING
  • THE NEXT LEVEL
  • SOME FAMOUS ASTRONAUTS
  • GLOSSARY
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION
  • INDEX
  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR