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Several groups of students compete to win a science competition in which they must solve the mystery of stardust in the captivating educational book, The Stardust Mystery by Peter Solomon. When a famous scientist announces a contest with superb prizes at a school science fair, Neddy talks her older sister Lizzy into entering it. But first, they must convince their cousins VC and Milo to help them with the project. The grand prize is a trip to the moon, and Grandpa always dreamed of going to the moon. The cousins agree that if they win, they are taking him with them. First, they have to come up with an invention. Choosing to create a virtual trip that can move between the past and the future, they are thrilled when they achieve a place in the first part of the competition. Now they and the other contestants must solve the riddle of stardust to secure the trip to the moon. Can Neddy, Lizzy, VC, and Milo beat the other teams? Will they get to take Grandpa on a trip to the moon?
A product of the National Science Foundation, The Stardust Mystery by Peter Solomon is a fabulous book that engages the reader while they learn. It is a fantastic tool that teaches children about the universe. The story is an exciting adventure where the characters encounter dinosaurs, famous scientists, and explore multiple aspects of science. Enhanced with striking illustrations, it is a captivating and educational experience that exposes students to the exciting elements of the universe. Part of the illustrations, characters, and storylines originate from two exciting video games, MissionKT and Building the Universe. Explanations, theories, footnotes, and other additions appear throughout the book to encourage the young reader to think and explore. This book is an extraordinary resource that parents and teachers will want to have in their children's libraries.