Where Are the Aliens?: The Search for Life Beyond Earth

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A fun-filled, highly illustrated, science-based exploration into one of the universe's greatest mysteries--does life exist beyond Earth?--from bestselling and award-winning author Stacy McAnulty.

Spoiler: Scientists haven't discovered life beyond Earth, not even a single teeny-tiny organism. But there's a whole lot of outer space, and humans have searched only a fraction of a fraction of it. So do you believe in the possibility of life out there? Or do you think Earth is perfectly unique in its ability to grow organisms?

Where Are the Aliens? takes readers on a journey of theories and discoveries, from the big bang and primordial soup, to how the ancient Greeks considered the cosmos, to the technology used today to listen and (possibly!) communicate with far-off exoplanets. Packed with playful illustrations and fascinating factoids, this is the perfect book for anyone who has ever looked up and asked, "What's out there?"

Author: Stacy McAnulty
Binding Type: Hardcover
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: 09/05/2023
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.69lbs
Size: 7.86h x 5.57w x 0.90d
ISBN: 9780759553996
Audience: Ages 9-12

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 07/10/2023
Kirkus Reviews 07/15/2023
Booklist 09/01/2023 pg. 79
School Library Journal 11/10/2023 pg. 1

About the Author

Stacy McAnulty is an award-winning children's book author and former mechanical engineer (and before that--like in fourth grade--an aspiring astronaut). Her love of math and science is reflected in most of her books. She writes chapter books; middle-grade novels, including The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl; middle-grade nonfiction including Save the People! Halting Human Extinction; and picture books, including the Our Universe series, which explores space and the natural world. She has not seen a UAP or received a message from deep space--yet! Originally from New York, she now lives in North carolina with her family. Stacy invites you to visit her online at stacymcanulty.com.

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