Mars: Resources

You Are the First Kid on Mars

ISBN: 0399246347
Ages 5-8

Imagine being the first child to visit Mars. What would that be like? What would you see, feel, hear. Visit Mars through this unique look and “become” a child on Mars.

Kids at play

The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity

ISBN: 054747881X
Ages 10 and up

Learn all about Mars Exploration Rover Mission and see an account of the journeys they have made. Great Mars pictures and background knowledge about Steven Squyres, the scientist who lead the program.

View from mars rover
Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech

DK Eyewitness Books: Mars

ISBN: 0756607655
Ages 8 and up

Eyewitness books are always a favorite when it comes to science and kids. Visit Mars through the bountiful photographs, illustrations and text that make reading fun. Learn about the history of human’s affection towards Mars including early movies and crazy ideas about the fourth planet. Facts, features, and fun bring us all the way to modern times and Mars rovers.

Mars from space
Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech


ISBN: 0688099289
Ages 4 and up

A wonderful look at Mars complete with stunning pictures and photographs from NASA. A good introduction to the planet for kids of all ages.

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