The Amazing International Space Station

Editors of YES Mag

Orbiting 220 miles above Earth, the International Space Station is a technological marvel and a remarkable symbol of the advances that are being made through peaceful cooperation. Thanks to the combined efforts of sixteen countries worldwide, this permanent orbiting laboratory will provide all of humanity with research into new technologies, and will allow us a dazzling glimpse into the future.

978-1-55337-523-4 | Sep 1, 2003
List Price: USD $11.99, CAD $11.99
4-color 8 1/2 x 11 48 pages
Grades: 3 To 7 / Ages: 8 to 12

Awards & Reviews

“The interesting information and great photographs make this book one that is bound to be an interstellar hit with your readers.”
— Resource Links, December 2003
“This book is not a text but it would be an excellent reference for a unit on space in grades 4 through 8. It would also be excellent for personal reading.”
— Science Books & Films, April 2004
2006 - Red Cedar Book Award, Short-listed
2005 - Alberta Children's Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award, Short-listed
2005 - Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award, Short-listed
2005 - Great Book Award, Canada Toy Testing Council, Winner
2004 - Science in Society Book Award, Canadian Science Writers' Association, Short-listed
2004 - Silver Birch Award, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed
2003 - Best Bets, Ontario Library Association, Winner

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