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Max Goes to Jupiter: A Science Adventure with Max the Dog

3.56 of 5 stars 3.56  ·  rating details  ·  9 ratings  ·  3 reviews

Scientifically-accurate illustrations and information-packed sidebars enrich this fascinating tale, 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 isthe chief scientist of the Jupiter Mission. In order to reach their spacecraft, Max and his crew must take an amazing ride on a new de

Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Big Kid Science
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Paula Griffith
I have not read the other "Max" books, but what I liked about this one is the scientific possibilities that could be investigated. Imagine taking an elevator into space or walking on one of Jupiter's moons. Living within spitting distance of NASA and growing up with so many whose parent worked at Mission Control has made me appreciate the scientific principles that are so clearly explained in this book. While it may read like Flash Gordon at the moment, who knows where we will be in twenty or th ...more
Eh. We didn't love the fictional aspect and didn't even want to read the non-fiction sidebars.
Very good mix of fact and fiction for elementary age readers.
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