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Being really into astronomy myself, I already knew a large portion of this book, but if you don't know anything about space, this might be an okay place to start. Being published in 2002, a lot of the information is outdated. Even without all the information we learned about Pluto last month in the New Horizons flyby, there are many facts in the book that need to be updated. Lastly, I feel like the title was a misnomer because nowhere are they numbering the facts in the book.
This little book is overflowing with fascinating facts, photos, and information on various topics about space. It describes anything and everything about the universe. students could use this book as a resource to refer to when they have a question during the unit. If working on a project they could find information from this book to use. My favorite things about the book is each chapter or topic is in the far right side of the page going vertical, so when flipping through it is easier to find w ...more