Cover: Mercury



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


  • Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Dewey: 523.41--dc22
  • Graphics: Full-color photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781610800884): 8.25 x 8.25, 24 pages, © 2012
  • PDF (9781610800969): 24 pages, © 2012
  • Hosted ebook (9781610800969H): 24 pages, © 2012
  • Series: 21st Century Junior Library
  • Subseries: Solar System


  • Lexile® Measure: 710
  • Guided Reading Level: L
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 146932
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 3.7
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: LG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Neighbors with the Sun
  • Years and Days
  • All About the Atmosphere
  • Looking for Clues
  • Glossary
  • Find Out More
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author: Ariel Kazunas


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