True Books Series

Educational, factual, modern, concise, perfect for blind elementary school students, this set of Braille books is an excellent and well-rounded resource.

23 books on this shelf.

Earth
by Larry Dane Brimner, 13 pages. Our own planet Earth is the planet we know best in the solar system. This book explores early ideas about its shape and position in the solar system, to current theories about how it was created, what...
Item Number: 3428
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Jupiter
by Larry Dane Brimner, 13 pages. Describes the appearance, climate, moons, and exploration of the largest planet in the solar system.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 9.5 ounces....
Item Number: 3429
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Mars
by Larry Dane Brimner, 13 pages. Mars is sometimes called "The Red Planet" because of its red, dusty surface. This book discusses early ideas and discoveries about the planet, facts about its orbit, atmosphere, and terrain, and it re...
Item Number: 3430
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Mercury
by Larry Dane Brimner, 13 pages. Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun. This book reveals information about its orbit, rotation, temperature, and surface formations. It also discusses the importance of data and photographs taken b...
Item Number: 3431
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Neptune
by Larry Dane Brimner, 15 pages. Describes the eighth planet from the Sun, including its orbit, rotation, gassy surface, rings, moons, and the visit by the Voyager II probe.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 10 ounces....
Item Number: 3432
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Pluto
by Larry Dane Brimner, 13 pages. Pluto is the ninth and farthest planet from the Sun. Its icy, dark surface, size, and orbit make it unlike any other planet in the solar system. No probes have yet to visit Pluto, but perhaps the Plut...
Item Number: 3433
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Saturn
by Larry Dane Brimner, 13 pages. "Joining his 1998 books about the solar systems' inner planets, noted nonfiction author Brimner brings kids up to date with facts about the outer planets. Saturn, according to Galileo, was unusual - i...
Item Number: 3434
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Uranus
by Larry Dane Brimner, 13 pages. Saturn was always believed to be the farthest planet from the Sun until William Herschel discovered Uranus in 1781. Only one probe, Voyager II, has traveled to this distant planet, sending back close-...
Item Number: 3435
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Venus
by Larry Dane Brimner, 13 pages. Venus is known as the "jewel of the sky" because it is the next brightest object in space next to the Sun and Moon. This book accounts the early ideas about the planet that led people to believe it wa...
Item Number: 3436
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Black Holes
by Paul P. Sipiera, 21 pages. Explains the nature and formation of the cosmic phenomenon known as a black hole.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 11.4 ounces....
Item Number: 3437
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Comets and Meteor Showers
by Paul P. Sipiera, 21 pages. Provides an introduction to comets, covering where they come from, how they travel, their importance to astronomers, as well as their relationship to meteor showers.

For ages 8 to 10.

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Item Number: 3438
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Constellations
by Paul P. Sipiera, 13 pages. Identifies the groups of stars known as constellations, and discusses their origin, uses, and observation.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 9.5 ounces....
Item Number: 3439
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E-Mail
by Larry Dane Brimner, 21 pages. "A clear, basic introduction to electronic mail. Explanations of what E-Mail is, how it works, and the advantages (speed) versus the disadvantages (easily misunderstood) are included." - Marion F. Gal...
Item Number: 3440
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Galaxies
by Paul B. Sipiera, 21 pages. Examines what a galaxy is, the different types that exist, their structures, and some facts learned from the study of galaxies.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 11.4 ounces....
Item Number: 3441
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Polar Mammals
by Larry Dane Brimner, 15 pages. Describes such animals as the polar bear, ringed seal, caribou, arctic hare, and wolverine and the ways they have adapted to life in the frigid arctic regions.

For ages 8 to 10.

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Item Number: 3442
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Project Apollo
by Diane M. Sipiera, 21 pages. Provides a history of the space project to study the moon.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 11.4 ounces....
Item Number: 3443
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Project Gemini
by Diane M. Sipiera, 17 pages. Highlights the accomplishments of the twelve missions of the Gemini Program, including the first manned space flight and the first walk in space.

"Young readers - or older ones reading below grade ...
Item Number: 3444
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Project Mercury
by Diane M. Sipiera, 21 pages. Describes early space exploration and the six missions of Project Mercury that constituted America's first step toward the moon.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 11.4 ounces....
Item Number: 3445
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Space Stations
by Diane M. Sipiera, 21 pages. Examines space stations, past and future, and discusses their contributions to the exploration of worlds beyond our own.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 11.4 ounces....
Item Number: 3446
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Stars
by Paul P. Sipiera, 13 pages. Describes the birth, life, and death of stars. Also includes a glossary of important words and a list of resources to "find out more".

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 9.5 ounces....
Item Number: 3447
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The Hubble Space Telescope
by Diane M. Sipiera, 15 pages. Describes how the Hubble Space Telescope was placed into orbit and how it has brought us more information about outer space.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 10 ounces....
Item Number: 3448
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The Solar System
by Paul P. Sipiera, 15 pages. Describes the sun, the planets, and the asteroids that make up our solar system.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 10 ounces....
Item Number: 3449
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World Wide Web
by Larry Dane Brimner, 21 pages. An excellent overview of the World Wide Web, including the history of its development and details on how to use it.

For ages 8 to 10.

Package Weight: about 11.4 ounces....
Item Number: 3450
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