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The Resource The day the universe exploded my head : poems to take you into space and back again, Allan Wolf ; illustrated by Anna Raff

The day the universe exploded my head : poems to take you into space and back again, Allan Wolf ; illustrated by Anna Raff

Label
The day the universe exploded my head : poems to take you into space and back again
Title
The day the universe exploded my head
Title remainder
poems to take you into space and back again
Statement of responsibility
Allan Wolf ; illustrated by Anna Raff
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Creative nonfiction poetry combines humor, creative imagery, and illustrations to explain topics in astronomy and other space sciences
Tone
Illustration
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10761168
Cataloging source
YDX
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Wolf, Allan
Dewey number
811.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8 to 12
  • Grades 3 to 7
LC call number
PS3623.O54
LC item number
D39 2019
Literary form
poetry
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  • 2
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Raff, Anna
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space sciences
  • Planets
  • Outer space
  • Planets
  • Science
  • Outer space
  • Poetry
Target audience
pre adolescent
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poems to take you into space and back again
Label
The day the universe exploded my head : poems to take you into space and back again, Allan Wolf ; illustrated by Anna Raff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Sun : a solar sunnet, er, sonnet -- The Sun did not go down today -- A Moon buffet -- Shooting stars : Perseid meteor shower (poem for three meteors) -- Meteorite : chaos in Chelyabinsk February 15, 2013 -- Mercury : given to extremes -- Venus (come live with me and be my lunch) -- Earth : your mother I'll be -- Mars : a Martian sonnet -- The Moons of Mars : fear and terror! (poem for two small moons) -- Jupiter : I'm Jupiter the giant -- Saturn : and the winner for best wardrobe is ... -- Uranus : the planet behind the blue-green mask -- Neptune : the lonesome, on-my-own-some Neptune blues -- The moons of Neptune : roses are red, Neptune is blue -- Planet X -- Pluto and Charon : dancing with the stars (poem for a dwarf planet and its moons) -- Twinkle, twinkle little man -- Going the distance : (rap for two voices) -- Solar eclipse : (poem for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) -- Lunar eclipse : (poem for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) -- Black hole -- A Sputnik moment : first artificial satellite October 4, 1957 (poem for two scientists) -- Ivan Ivanovich : mannequin cosmonaut March 1961 -- The children of astronomy -- For those who light the candle : for the astronauts and cosmonauts who have given their lives to travel into space -- The rocket launch -- The rusty rockets retirement garden : Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida (poem for four aging rockets) -- The day the universe exploded my head : (poem for one human, one heart, and one brain) -- Notes on the poems -- Glossary of selected space terms -- Internet resources -- Acknowledgements
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763680251
Lccn
2018961027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • on1042876733
  • (OCoLC)1042876733
Label
The day the universe exploded my head : poems to take you into space and back again, Allan Wolf ; illustrated by Anna Raff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Sun : a solar sunnet, er, sonnet -- The Sun did not go down today -- A Moon buffet -- Shooting stars : Perseid meteor shower (poem for three meteors) -- Meteorite : chaos in Chelyabinsk February 15, 2013 -- Mercury : given to extremes -- Venus (come live with me and be my lunch) -- Earth : your mother I'll be -- Mars : a Martian sonnet -- The Moons of Mars : fear and terror! (poem for two small moons) -- Jupiter : I'm Jupiter the giant -- Saturn : and the winner for best wardrobe is ... -- Uranus : the planet behind the blue-green mask -- Neptune : the lonesome, on-my-own-some Neptune blues -- The moons of Neptune : roses are red, Neptune is blue -- Planet X -- Pluto and Charon : dancing with the stars (poem for a dwarf planet and its moons) -- Twinkle, twinkle little man -- Going the distance : (rap for two voices) -- Solar eclipse : (poem for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) -- Lunar eclipse : (poem for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde) -- Black hole -- A Sputnik moment : first artificial satellite October 4, 1957 (poem for two scientists) -- Ivan Ivanovich : mannequin cosmonaut March 1961 -- The children of astronomy -- For those who light the candle : for the astronauts and cosmonauts who have given their lives to travel into space -- The rocket launch -- The rusty rockets retirement garden : Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida (poem for four aging rockets) -- The day the universe exploded my head : (poem for one human, one heart, and one brain) -- Notes on the poems -- Glossary of selected space terms -- Internet resources -- Acknowledgements
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763680251
Lccn
2018961027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • on1042876733
  • (OCoLC)1042876733

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