Follow a mother's journey through the twists and turns of autism spectrum disorder. Planet A is a book that gives the reader a glimpse into the behaviors of a child, Jackie Christiansen, on the autism spectrum. It is real and raw dealing with issues of explosive anger, social ineptness and low maturity, all of which can cause complete confusion and low self-esteem. Parenting can be extremely exhausting and getting the outside world to understand can be challenging. Through IEPs (Individual Education Plans) within the school systems to navigating the causes of behaviors the book is laced with emotion ranging from complete frustration to sarcastic humor. Planet A is deep at times and gloomy, but it is also light hearted and silly, just like Jackie. It is a book to share with the hope that Autism Spectrum Disorder will be better understood.
Comet Street Kids reading books follow the adventures of Rav, Asha, Tess and Finn, four of the residents of Comet Street. There are 72 exciting stories in the series that children won't be able to put down. Rav's parents work at the Planet Zoom theme park and today they're taking Rav and his friends with them. Rav wants to try the new jet-pack ride, but it's high and fast! Will they all dare to have a go? Reading age: 4-5 years
Fully updated and expanded, this new edition presents a cutting-edge summary of planetary rings, including results from Cassini's Saturn System, Equinox and Solstice missions, and the New Horizons flyby of Jupiter. The book introduces basic physical processes and simple mathematical approaches in an accessible manner, including N-body and stochastic models of ring dynamics. Further revised chapters present highlighted topics including Saturn's F ring, Uranus' rings and moons, Neptune's partial rings, dusty rings, and Jupiter's ring-moon system after Galileo and New Horizons. Cassini results are fully integrated throughout, including new images in color, and a new Afterword links ring images in the Cassini 'Hall of Fame' gallery to the relevant explanation in the text. An online cache of images and videos from NASA's collection makes it easy to locate relevant and beautiful illustrative materials. This is a key resource for students, researchers and professionals in planetary science, astronomy and space-mission research.
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