14 Fun Facts About the Space Shuttle: A 15-Minute Book

14 Fun Facts About the Space Shuttle: A 15-Minute Book

Author: Jeannie Meekins

Publisher: Learning Island


Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 30

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What is a Space Shuttle? How can something that can’t fly go into space? Do spiders spin webs in space? Do astronauts get space sick? This book answers all these questions and more, plus everybody’s favorite: How do astronauts go to the toilet? This book was written in 2007, prior to the end of the space shuttle program in 2011. While the Space Shuttle program no longer exists, the information in this book is still interesting for learning about the program that provided us with much information about space and about space travel in general. Ages 8 and up. All measurements in American and metric. The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.