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The Books on Planets page has various books related to planets for a child or adults. Also check Planet Mars Book page. Looking for a specific book or any other book then use the Book Search page.

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* At the Edge of the Solar System: Icy New Worlds Unveiled (Springer Praxis Books / Popular Astronomy) by A. Doressoundiram (Author), Emmanuel Lellouch (Author)  [Paperback] (2009)

The authors look at the origins of our solar system and the discoveries of  Pluto and its moon Charon, the first unusual objects in the outer solar system - Chiron and the first Centaurs. They also cover the discoveries of the first Kuiper Belt objects and introduce the wide range of bodies found in the outer solar system including 'Plutinos'.

The Planets in Our Solar System (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science, Stage 2) by Franklyn M. Branley (Author), Kevin O'Malley (Illustrator) (May 1998)

This simple text by Franklyn M. Branely introduces the nine planets in our solar system and is complemented by Kevin O'Malley's full-color illustrations. Find out the answers in this updated version of this popular text. Kevin OMalleys often humorous illustrations depict a group of children and an astronomer as they learn all about our solar system.

Voyager's Grand Tour: To the Outer Planets and Beyond  by Henry C. Dethloff, Ronald A. Schorn (June 2003)

With unfettered access to NASA archives and imagery and interviews with Voyager scientists and engineers, Dethloff and Schorn have produced the only comprehensive account of one of man’s foremost scientific and engineering achievements. Readers are invited into Voyager’s inner circle, conceiving, launching, and directing the craft as it discovers rings around Jupiter, geysers on Triton, and intriguing possibilities of extraterrestrial life.

Ages 4-8

Planets: A Solar System Stickerbook by Ellen Hasbrouck, Scott McDougall (Illustrator)

Take a trip through the solar system and discover what's really up in the sky! Packed with fascinating facts about planets, comets, asteroids and more, Planets is a galaxy of fun for young astronomers...and everybody who gazes at the night sky!

Create your own universe and solar system with reusable stickers of the planets, asteroids, galaxies, and comets!

The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System by Joanna Cole, Bruce Degen (Illustrator) (February 1992)

On a special field trip in the magic school bus, Ms. Frizzle's class goes into outer space and visits each planet in the solar system. For ages 4-8.

Hubble: The Mirror on the Universe by Robin Kerrod (October 2003)

Dramatic images never before published in a single volume. The book covers the observable universe in six sections: - Stars in the Firmament - Stellar Death and Destruction - Gregarious Galaxies - The Expansive Universe - Solar Systems - The Heavenly Wanderers.

Other Space and Astronomy Books

A Traveler's Guide to Mars: The Mysterious Landscapes of the Red Planet by William K. Hartmann (August 2003)

Beyond: Visions of the Interplanetary Probes by Michael Benson, Arthur C. Clarke, Lawrence Weschler (Afterword) (October 2003)
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Extrasolar Planets: A Catalog of All Discoveries in Other Star Systems (Paperback) by Terry L. Kepner (October 2005)

Meteorites, Ice, and Antarctica : A Personal Account
by William A. Cassidy (October 2003)
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Meteorites, Comets, and Planets, First Edition: Treatise on Geochemistry, Volume 1 (Paperback) by A.M. Davis (December 28 2005)

Mission to Saturn: Cassini and the Huygens Probe by David M. Harland

Pluto and Charon : Ice Worlds on the Ragged Edge of the Solar System by Alan Stern, Jacqueline Mitton

Pluto: The Ninth Planet by Michael D. Cole

Beyond Pluto by John Davies (Author)

Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race by Stephanie Nolen (September 2003)
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Rocks from Space: Meteorites and Meteorite Hunters
by O. Richard Norton, Dorothy S. Norton (Illustrator), Kathleen Ort (Editor) (June 2003)
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Saturn (Pebble Plus: Exploring the Galaxy) by Thomas K. Adamson, Gail Saunders-Smith (Editor), James Gerard (Reading level: Ages 4-8)

Spinning In Space: A Book About The Planets (Amazing Science) by Dana Meachen Rau, Denise Shea (August 2005) (Reading level: Ages 4-8)

The Titans of Saturn : Leadership and Performance Lessons from the Cassini-Huygens Mission (Hardcover) by Bram Groen, Charles Hampden-Turner (October 2005)

Venus by Patrick Moore (August 2005)

21st Century Complete Guide to the NASA Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan, with Spacecraft Image Files and Movie Clips (Planetary Exploration CD-ROM) by World Spaceflight News (April 2004)

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