Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover by Markus Motum; illustrated by Markus Motum. 2018. Mixed media. Published by Candlewick Press.
Brief summary: Curiosity tells readers of the scientific plans before her creation as a Mars rover, what she can do thanks to the hard work of the NASA scientists, her travel flight of 253 days, and what it is like on Mars. Full of fun facts and nonfiction text features to help understand Curiosity and her important work.
Comments: This story is through the perspective of Curiosity. The book gives background information on how she was created and about other Mars rovers. The book has several back sections: picture captions, diagram, map, a timeline of Mars’ missions, and glossary.
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