Children’s Space Books

Fiction

• CatStronauts: Space Station Situation by Drew Brockington (Ages 6-9)

• Commander Toad series by Jane Yolen (Ages 6-9)

• El Mundo de Copocuqu: La Reina Gravedad y el Rey Masa (The World of Copocuqu: Queen Gravity and King Mass) by Adriana C. Ocampo Uria (Ages 6-9)

• Just Right: Searching for the Goldilocks Planet by Curtis Manley (Ages 6-9)

• Maria’s Comet by Deborah Hopkinson (Ages 6-9)

• Max Goes to Jupiter: A Science Adventure with Max the Dog by Jeffrey Bennett (Ages 6-9)

• Max Goes to the Space Station by Jeffrey Bennett (Ages 6-9)

• Mousetronaut by Mark Kelly (Ages 4-8)

• Tiny Little Rocket by Richard Collingridge (Ages 4-8)

Poetry

• Galileo’s Universe by J. Patrick Lewis (Ages 9-12)

• Out of This World: Poems and Facts About Space by Amy Sklansky (Ages 6-9)

Biography

• Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone (Ages 9-12)

• Chasing Space by Leland Melvin (Ages 9-12)

• Counting on Katherine: How Catherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 by Helaine Becker (Ages 6-9)

• Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed (Ages 4-8)

• Path to the Stars: My Journey from Girl Scout to Rocket Scientist by Sylvia Acevedo (Ages 9-12)

• To Space and Back by Sally Ride (Ages 9-12)

• Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei by Peter Sis (Ages 6-9)

• What Miss Mitchell Saw by Hayley Barrett (Ages 4-8)

• Who Was Neil Armstrong? by Roberta Edwards (Ages 9-12) 103 Children’s Books Day 5: Space Exploration 5

Nonfiction

• Astronaut Academy by Steve Martin (Ages 6-9)

• Astronaut Handbook by Meghan McCarthy (Ages 6-9)

• Astronaut in Training by Catherine Ard (Ages 6-9)

• To Burp or Not to Burp: A Guide to Your Body in Space by Dave Williams (Ages 6-9)

• Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond by Martin Jenkins (Ages 9-12)

• Floating Home by David Getz (Ages 6-9) • Floating in Space by Franklyn Branley (Ages 4-8)

• Gravity by Jason Chin (Ages 9-12)

• Gravity Is a Mystery by Franklyn Branley (Ages 4-8)

• How to Be a Space Explorer by Lonely Planet (Ages 9-12)

• I Fall Down by Vicki Cobb (Ages 4-8)

• I Want to Be an Astronaut by Byron Barton (Ages 4-8)

• The International Space Station by Franklyn Branley (Ages 4-8)

• Mighty Mission Machines: From Rockets to Rovers by Dr. Dave Williams and Loredana Cunti (Ages 9-12)

• Professor Astro Cat’s Space Rockets by Dominic Walliman (Ages 6-9)

• Science Comics: Rockets: Defying Gravity by Anne Drozd (Ages 9-12)

• Rockets and Spaceships (DK Readers) by Dr. Karen Wallace (Ages 6-9)

• Rocketry: Investigate the Science and Technology of Rockets and Ballistics by Carla Mooney (Ages 9-12)

• Space Exploration by Dan Green and Simon Basher (Ages 9-12)

• Spacewalk: The Astounding Gemini 4 Mission by Carl R. Green(Ages 9-12)

• Star Spotters: Telescopes and Observatories by David Jefferis (Ages 9-12)

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