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What is an Eclipse?
Issac Asimov, Gareth Stevens Inc, 1991, ISBN 0-8368-0440-6
Explore Moon shadows, lunar eclipses, and the shadows of Earth and the Moon in this book designed for children ages 610.

The Best Book of the Moon
Ian Graham, Kingfisher/Houghton Mifflin, 1999, ISBN 0753451743
What questions do children ages 711 have about eclipses and why the Moon seems to change shape? Discover the answers in this well-illustrated book!

The Moon
Carmen Bredeson, Franklin Watts Publishing, 1998, ISBN 0531203085
Moon superstitions, myths, and exploration are presented in this book for children ages 812.

The Universe at Your Fingertips: An Astronomy Activity and Resource Notebook
Andrew Fraknoi and Dennis Schatz, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1995, ISBN 1886733007
This comprehensive astronomy guide presents activities for children ages 5 to young adult, including a section on lunar eclipses.

Keepers of the Night: Native American Stories and Nocturnal Activities for Children
Michael J. Caduto and Joseph Bruchac, 1994, Fulcrum Publishing Co., ISBN 1555911773
Native American stories and activities explore the Moon, lunar eclipses, auroras, why we have day and night, and the seasons.

Earth, Moon and Stars Teacher's Guide (Teacher Edition)
Cary Sneider, GEMS (Great Explorations in Math and Science), 1999, ISBN 0824886056 (Available exclusively through Carolina Biological Supply Company at 1-800-334-5551)
Inquiry-based activities for children ages 1014. Children draw their own conclusions about why lunar eclipses occur.

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