By Seymour Simon
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, 2003
Beautiful full color photographs from NASA make this a must have for your classroom library. A comprehensive look at the moon and the science we know. Great book for your science class.
The Moon Book
By Gail Gibbons
Holiday House, 1998
The beautiful bright paintings add a certain charm to this science discussion of the moon's phases, how the moon impacts our tides and other facts. It also discusses some of the folk tales that the moon is responsible for creating. Hands- on activities for doing with your child make this book just irresistible.
The Moon Seems to Change (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)
By Franklyn M. Branley
The Lets-Read-and-Find-Out series is a winner in most classrooms. Science concepts written especially for beginning readers makes this a lovely addition to your other science books. The Moon Seems to Change discussed the moon's phases and gives a great science discussion of just how this happens and why.
Phases of the Moon (Patterns in Nature series)
By Gillia M. Olson
Capstone Press, 2008
The phases of the moon can be a challenging concept to share with students of all ages due to the size and point of view we have of the moon in space. This book will simplify that topic for you and enhance your instruction with clear explanations and photographs.
So That's How the Moon Changes Shape! (Rookie Read-About Science)
By Allan Fowler
Children's Press Chicago, 1992
Another great discussion about the moon's phases for beginning readers who are also beginning scientists.
When You Look Up at the Moon (Rookie Read-About Science)
By Allan Fowler
Children's Press Chicago, 1994
The moon is the topic of this easy reader with clear illustrations to help share the physical details of our nearest neighbor.
On the Moon
By Anna Milbourne
Usborne Pub Ltd, 2004
NASA photos and great text allow your young scientist to visit the moon. Learn all about the moon as if you were right there.
If You Decide To Go To the Moon
By Faith Mcnulty
This is a fun look at how one might visit the moon. Details are shared about travelling to the moon; from what to eat, how to dress, even how the relative gravity will feel on their bodies will capture every reader. The paintings are just as much fun as the content.
Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon
By Catherine Thimmesh
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2006
We all know about the many trips made to the moon and the history of those missions. But what we do not know as well, are the countless people behind the scenes who helped to put men on the moon. Learn about them and their huge contributions. What a tribute to the men and women of the space program!!
Reaching for the Moon
By Buzz Aldrin
Buzz Aldrin was the second man to put foot on the moon. Here is his story in a complete autobiography that includes how he got the name "Buzz." From childhood to the moon and all of the years following. A great read for your future astronaut.
Mission Control, This is Apollo: The Story of the First Voyages to the Moon
By Andrew Chaikin
Viking Juvenile, 2009
The history and experiences of the Apollo missions shared through the eyes of the astronauts. Details that no one has heard before will make this book a treasure. This huge book is filled with photographs and illustrations to bring you in on all of the missions of the Apollo program.
First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
By James R. Hansen
Simon & Schuster, 2006
The first man to set foot on the moon is the subject of this biography. If your love is astronauts then you must read about this famous man and his life and contributions to the program that set the United States apart in the world of science.