A good book about space is a must have for a kid’s shelf. Take it up a notch with a book about how we know what we know.
Seymour Simon is an established master of science writing for children.
In Earth. Our Planet in Space, he clearly explains what we know about earth as a planet, setting up the facts and the thrill of the exploration of earth’s place in the universe.
But how do we know what we know?
Dennis Brindell Frandin’s excellent biography, Nicolaus Copernicus. The Earth is a Planet, reminds us all that it takes curiosity and determination to reach new levels of understanding of our world.