Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Kid's Korner: What Do Black Holes Eat

What Do Black Holes Eat For Dinner
Written by Katie Coppens & Dr Grant Tremblay
Middle Grade Astronomy Books

Space facts from an astrophysicist, brought down to earth by a middle school teacher—these are answers to kids' real, wacky, smart questions. Light, space, stars, galaxies, planets, and more, all explained with accuracy and humor, and accompanied by images from the Chandra X-ray Observatory.

Fairy out of Fairy

What Do Black Holes Eat is a great introduction to space. Although it's geared towards middle grade readers, this book is the perfect introduction for kids and adults alike. It has an easy-to-read format that is sure to spark curiosity in readers of all ages. The use of everyday things and great illustrations to help explain things is wonderful.

Where to buy: Amazon

Add to your TBR list: Goodreads

About the Authors: 

Katie Coppens is an award-winning middle school teacher of science and language arts. She is the author of Creative Writing in Science from the NSTA Press as well as four books for middle school students. As an environmental educator, Katie taught at the Hog Island Audubon Camp in Maine, and she spent a year teaching high school biology and English in Tanzania.

Dr. Grant Tremblay studies supermassive black holes and star formation at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. This is his first book for young people.

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