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Max Goes to Jupiter
Max Goes to Jupiter

Max Goes to Jupiter

A Science Adventure with Max the Dog

7-9

Science Adventures with Max the Dog series

JUVENILE FICTION

32 Pages, 11 x 11

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $15.00 (US $15.00) (CA $20.00)

Publication Date: June 2018

ISBN 9781937548827

Rights: WOR

Big Kid Science (Jun 2018)

Price: $15.00
 
 

Overview

Join Max and friends on their visit to (and study of) Jupiter's volcanically active moons and ice-encrusted oceans

Scientifically-accurate illustrations and information-packed sidebars enrich this second edition picture book, the third in this acclaimed series about diversity and space exploration. Set in the future, Max the dog's friend, Tori, is all grown up and is the chief scientist of the Jupiter Mission. In order to reach their spacecraft, Max and his crew must take an amazing ride on a new device called the Space Elevator. Once they've probed the planet's atmosphere, Max and friends begin exploring two of Jupiter's moons—the volcanically active moon Io and the ice-encrusted moon Europa. On Europa, Max once again saves the day by locating a weak spot in the ice to launch a submarine and explore the ocean below.  The first editon of Max Goes to Jupiter was selected for NASA's Story Time From Space Program and ILA Children's Choices List.

Author Biography

Astrophysicist/educator Jeffrey Bennett, a winner of the American Institute of Physics Science Communication Award, is the author of more than a dozen books for children. Seven of his books have been selected for NASA's Story Time From Space Program, in which astronauts read books aloud from the International Space Station. Michael Carroll's art has appeared in books and magazines including National Geographic, Time, Smithsonian, Scientific American, Sky & Telescope, Astronomy, and others. Dr. Erica Ellingson is a professor of astrophysics at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Nick Schneider is a professor of planetary science at the University of Colorado, Boulder.