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 Spacewalks (Smithsonian little explorer)
 Author: Clay, Kathryn

 Publisher:  Capstone Press (2017)

 Dewey: 629.45
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 32 p., col. ill., 23 cm

 BTSB No: 220288 ISBN: 9781515736585
 Ages: 7-9 Grades: 2-4

 Subjects:
 Extravehicular activity (Manned space flight)
 Space environment
 Life support systems (Space environment)
 Outer space -- Exploration

Price: $22.58

Summary:
Whether you're collecting samples, fixing equipment, or sightseeing, spacewalking is an out-of-this-world experience!

Accelerated Reader Information:
   Interest Level: LG
   Reading Level: 4.10
   Points: .5   Quiz: 187197

Reviews:
   School Library Journal (04/01/17)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 04/01/2017 Gr 2–4—Readers with a fascination for outer space will appreciate the details in this series that focuses specifically on the space environment and how humans continue to adapt to it. Standard facts, including data on the International Space Station and requirements for becoming an astronaut, are present and provide readers with a basic frame of reference. However, Clay enhances the reading experience by injecting specific details that stand out on the page, such as including the nickname "vomit comets" when describing the airplanes used in weightlessness training (Astronaut). Vivid photographs of the men and women at work inside and outside their spacecraft supplement the material with clarity. The inclusion of a "Critical Thinking Using the Common Core" section in each volume encourages students to become active participants in their own learning. VERDICT A welcome addition to elementary astronomy collections. - Copyright 2017 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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