RED ROVER: CURIOSITY ON MARS, by Richard Ho, Illustrated by Katherine Roy, Roaring Brook Press, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

On a planet far, far away, one pioneer explores a vast frontier. Many others have come before it seeking an answer to Mars’s many secrets, and the little rover is no different. It plays games. It looks for water. And it waits… …for the next one to come to Mars to explore. Join Curiosity on … Continue reading RED ROVER: CURIOSITY ON MARS, by Richard Ho, Illustrated by Katherine Roy, Roaring Brook Press, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

THE DAY THE UNIVERSE EXPLODED MY HEAD, by Allan Wolf, Illustrated by Anna Raff, Candlewick Press

Hang on tight for a raucous bounce through the solar system and back -- propelled by funny, fanciful, factually sound poems and exuberant illustrations. The universe poured into me. My brain was overloaded. It smoked and glowed red-hot. And then it actually exploded. Ever wonder what the sun has to say about being the closest … Continue reading THE DAY THE UNIVERSE EXPLODED MY HEAD, by Allan Wolf, Illustrated by Anna Raff, Candlewick Press

2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit/Hachette Book Group

The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, … Continue reading 2312, by Kim Stanley Robinson, Orbit/Hachette Book Group