Animal Discoveries

9781543526158. Orr, Tamra B.. Space Discoveries. ISBN 9781543526165.ea vol: 32p. (Marvelous Discoveries). further reading. glossary. index. photos. websites. Capstone. Aug. 2018. lib. ed. $28.65.
Gr 2–5—These books are written in partnership with the Smithsonian and contain excellent photos and information. Quotes from leading scientists and researchers add to the details provided, and even more facts appear in text boxes on many of the pages. Everything from ghost ants to killer sponges to diamond dwarf stars are covered. The photos show close-ups of fascinating sights like angler fish and solar flares. There are also critical thinking questions located in the back matter of each title. Whether patrons are fascinated by nanobots or underwater volcanoes, there are plenty of new discoveries to feed their curiosity.
VERDICT A good series for fact-hungry kids.

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