What Is a Solar Eclipse?

by Dana Meachen Rau (Author) Gregory Copeland (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Who HQ Now
Learn about the phenomenon of a solar eclipse just in time for the Great American Eclipse that will take place on April 8, 2024 in this title in the Who HQ Now series featuring newsmakers and trending topics.

Just in time for the third North American total solar eclipse of the twenty-first century, this book explains how to safely observe solar eclipses, how long eclipses last, and why they result in a blackout period during the day. Young armchair astronomers and astronauts will be inspired by the wonders of outer space and what exists beyond our atmosphere as they learn more about the moon, the sun, and our earth. What really happens during a solar eclipse and how does it affect the energy in our atmosphere? You'll find the most up-to-date eclipse information in this exciting new book.
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Dana Meachen Rau
Dana Meachen Rau has written more than 300 books for children, including picture books, early readers, nonfiction, and biographies. She is the author of Who Are the Rolling Stones? and Who Is the Dalai Lama?
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780593660911
Lexile Measure
-
Guided Reading Level
-
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
February 06, 2024
Series
Who HQ Now
BISAC categories
JNF051010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Technology | Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
JNF051040 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Astronomy
Library of Congress categories
Solar eclipses

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