By Ron Miller
21st Century Publishing, 2002
Take a look at our solar system, from its history to how the planets were named. Then venture out beyond our solar system to find out about the newer discoveries and how exoplanets are discovered. Illustrations and additional references such as websites and books you will want to check out also make this book one to read for the space lover.
Life on Other Planets
By Rhonda Lucas Donald
Children's Press, 2004
What would life on another planet look like? How will scientists go about finding life if any exists? Investigate the science of life finding and learn how life might be defined from the simplest of forms to even the more complex. Also features a list of helpful websites and reading suggestions.
Extreme Planets Q&A
By Mary Kay Carson
Collins Publishing, 2008
The world’s largest museum – The Smithsonian Institution – provides the scientists who answer questions about our solar system and beyond. Great photographs and helpful details about the sun, the planets, moons, the Kuiper belt and lots, lots, more.
Faraway World: Planets Beyond Our Solar System
By Paul Halpern
In 1995 the wobble of a distant star set the scientific world looking for planets beyond our own solar system. This book tells how extrasolar planets are located and includes a lovely collection of artwork portraying distant worlds and imaginative scenes from places still unknown and unvisited.
Is There Life in Outer Space? (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)
By Franklyn M. Branley
Collins Publishing, 1999
A thought provoking look at the possibility of life in outer space. Cute artwork, a few photographs, and some creative activity suggestions make this a fun book to own or to start a discussion on exoplanet exploration. Great for the early reader in your life.