Rules for Stealing Stars by Corey Ann Haydu
Silly is used to feeling left out. Her three older sister think she’s too little for most things-especially when it comes with their mother’s unpredictable moods and outbursts. This summer, Silly feels more alone than ever when her sisters start whispering and sneaking away to their rooms together, returning with signs that something mysterious is afoot: sunburned cheeks smudged with glitter and gold hair that looks like tinsel. When Silly is brought into her sister’ world, the truth is more exciting than she ever imagined. The girls have discovered magic deep inside their old house that gives them what they truly need: an escape full of wondrous secrets and adventure. But it soon becomes clear that there are some secrets that the rest of the family would prefer to keep hidden- and knowing the truth could change everything.
This Basher Science book is about Astronomy. It is an essential guide to almost everything you want to know about the space. The universe is an enormous place. Imagine it as the home of a crowd of cool cosmic characters, each with its own personality. There are tons of cool facts in this book and has cool stuff like Super massive Black Holes, Supernova, Galaxies, Planets, Dwarf Planets, and more.
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
From World War II through NASA’s golden age, four African-American women confidently and courageously stepped into the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (now known as NASA). Their job? To provide the mathematical calculations that would help increase airplane production during wartime and eventually send the United States into space for the very first time. Hidden Figures follows the stories of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden, who participated in some of the United States’ greatest aeronautics successes. These women lived through and persevered against the backdrop of some of the biggest movements ever to shape our nation’s history: the Civil Rights era, the Space Race, and the fight for gender equality.
Cheesy Book w/ a drawing of cheese (I tried my best).
This book is about a soccer star named Devin. She just moved to California. The summary on the back of the book is below.
Devin has finally found her footing in California- until an earthquake hits. It’s a minor one, sure, but Devin is completely freaked out. Suddenly her soccer mojo is nowhere to be found. As if that weren’t bad enough, she flunks test at school, had a disastrous date with the dentist, and notices that her crush is acting distant. Can Devin’s friends rally around her to get her back on solid ground?
Holes By: Louis Sachar
This is a very interesting book and has a lot of action. It was very boring at first, but then it became more interesting. At first I only read it because my friends said it was a great book.
“Lost In Outer Space” is a three astronauts who are, obliviously, lost in outer space. This is the “summary” on the back of the book.
It was the world’s third mission to the surface of the moon, and everything was running smoothly – until an explosion ripped through the blackness of space. Now, three men are left hurtling away from Earth at three times the speed of sound, losing power, and leaking oxygen into the void. A crippled spaceship, 200,00 miles from home. A team of Earth-bound engineers, pushed to their limits to bring three astronauts safely back. A 16-year-old daughter, left to wonder if her father will make it home alive.
Since astronomy is my favorite subject, this book is almost my favorite.