6 Beloved Children's Books About the Moon, Planets, and Beyond

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Human travel to the moon, the mysterious materials that light up the night sky, and the expanse of outer space all seem just about as incomprehensible to me now as when I first read about them as a kid. The books below will bring back that sense of wonder to anyone, and for children they could inspire a lifetime of learning about the worlds beyond our own.

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Rebecca J. Rosen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Business Channel. She was previously an associate editor at The Wilson Quarterly.

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