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For upper elementary student interested in space exploration and robotics, Rovers (Objects in Space series), provides readable text, many captioned photographs and fact boxes with information on the moon buggy, Sojourner, Spirit, Opportunity and the Curiosity rovers on Mars, their purpose and their discoveries.  Good non-fiction text features include a Table of Contents, Index, Glossary and a link to websites that are monitored and updated by the publisher.
Other titles in the “Objects in Space” series:  Spacecraft, Probes, Satellites, Space Garbage, Space Stations.
See the description for these books at Rosen Publishing; Powerkids Press; Objects in Space series:
(Rosen Publishing also operates Rosen Digital, producer of the “PowerKnowledge” site on Alberta Learning’s Online Reference Centre – ORC)

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