Reading/Interest Level: Preschool, Primary
Author: Andrea Rivera
Publisher: Abdo Zoom
Moon introduces the concept that there are moons that orbit many planets, but that we call Earth's version "the moon." Some of the phases of the moon are compared to shapes that children will be familiar with. The facts are simply and concisely presented. Common misconceptions held by children are addressed in this book, as well.
This book will be enjoyed by children who are fascinated by the night sky and scientific facts. There are many nonfiction text features including headings, a table of context, a glossary, and an index. There are clear photographs on every page. It incorporates the topics of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. It is geared toward a younger audience with its large text, larger quantity of photographs, and only a sentence or two on each page.