Featured books by Franklyn Branley

Floating in Space

By: Franklyn Branley
Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut? Wondered what it might be like to see the sun set sixteen times in one day? Open this book and be transported on an information-packed voyage aboard the space shuttle.

Mission to Mars

By: Franklyn Branley
Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

How would you get to Mars? What would you find once you’re there? In understandable and informative text, this book presents a journey to the Red Planet. Line and wash illustrations and a few photographs help readers imagine the trip.

Snow Is Falling

By: Franklyn Branley
Illustrated by: Holly Keller
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Snow is magical and beautiful and sometimes even dangerous. Through both observation and experimentation, this book introduces the many aspects of snow through crisp text and appealing illustrations that are sure to engage, inform, and inspire younger children.

The Sky Is Full of Stars

By: Franklyn Branley
Illustrated by: Felicia Bond
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Young stargazers learn about different star colors and brightness, how to locate major constellations, and how to make mini-planetariums by using coffee cans and flashlights.

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