Since the beginning of time, people have been captivated by objects in space. Early astronomers could only speculate about the nature of the universe. Today, with the help of sophisticated equipment, we know more. Students are sure to be fascinated by the interesting information found in this book about the sun, planets, and moon. The colorful fold-out of the planets will add to the appeal of learning about our solar system. Each story is followed by questions to test understanding as well as a research activity to extend learning. Accompanying each story is an activity page which requires the learner to use context clues to further demonstrate understanding. A great way to boost reading comprehension skills! Grades 4-8.