Budding scientists and kids curious about Earth's next-door neighbor can blast off to the red planet in this highly visual book. It covers all kinds of topics, from extreme weather to high-tech rovers to plans for a human colony on Mars. Complete with up-to-date facts about water and all the latest discoveries, Mars: The Red Planet comes at an exciting time for space exploration.
Elizabeth Carney is a former children's book editor who writes articles for educational and trade children's magazines, and books such as National Geographic Readers Frogs, Planets, Mars, and Cats vs. Dogs.