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Earthdance by Lynn Reiser
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Earthdance

by Lynn Reiser

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This book is about a mother that goes on a trip around the universe to retrieve pictures for a her child's live show. During the show, it tells the story of how the planets spin, how seasons are made, and what the mother's trip is like. At the end of the show, Terra's mother had pictures of the different planets. The story ended with a description of how location can get more specific (Galaxy, planet, country, town, etc.).
  Kyle98 | Feb 11, 2018 |
This book is a good example of a fiction because it is not easy to travel in the space. This book is very good because it introduces the concept of aerospace to children and shows the real pictures. Teachers can use it to arouse students' interest in the space. This book is suitable for 1-4 grade students. ( )
  lolatong | Feb 9, 2018 |
Terras mother is an astronaut and promises her daughter that she will be back in time for her play that night. This books makes the reader wonder if Terra will have time to fly to space and back to earth in one day in order to be on time for the play. ( )
  kstapleton16 | Jan 22, 2018 |
The genre of this book is science fiction.

Terra's mother is an astronaut with a promise to keep, that even know she will be traveling through space she will be back for her play. The book explores space along with the childs concerns and dreams. The play introduces the planets order, the rhythms of the seasons. While the book has the play it is also incorporates NASA photographs.
  kbuffum13 | Oct 21, 2015 |
Since I enjoy astronomy, I was hoping to enjoy this book more, I didn't connect with it like I expected. ( )
  dukefan86 | May 29, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0688163262, Hardcover)

Terra's mother is an astronaut with a promise to keep, and even though she is busy at the edges of the universe, she must rush back to earth in time for Terra's school play. Will she make it? This innovative picture book incorporates spectacular NASA photographs while exploring earthbound childhood concerns and dreams. And the order of the planets, the rhythms of the seasons, and the mysteries of astronomy are all introduced by the school play--a poetic production that classroom teachers will be inspired to duplicate. Readers have come to expect the moon from inventive picture-book artist Lynn Reiser--and here it is . . . in living color.

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As Terra performs her part in a school show about the Earth and the solar system, her mother, who is an astronaut, is hurrying back from space with a special ending for the production.

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