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By Lisa Graff

From the writer of the nationwide ebook Award nominee A Tangle of Knots comes an inspiring novel approximately understanding who you're and doing what you love.

Albie hasn't ever been the neatest child in his category. He hasn't ever been the tallest. Or the easiest at fitness center. Or the best artist. Or the main musical. in reality, Albie has a protracted record of the issues he's no longer excellent at. yet then Albie will get a brand new babysitter, Calista, who is helping him work out all the issues he's reliable at and the way he can show pride in himself.

A ideal better half to Lisa Graff's nationwide ebook Award-nominated A Tangle of Knots, this novel explores the same subject matter in a practical modern global the place young ones will simply manage to relate their very own struggles to Albie's. nice for lovers of Rebecca Stead's Liar and secret agent, RJ Palacio's ask yourself and Cynthia Lord's principles.

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Inside sealed domes. Factories would create oxygen for breathing from either ice in the soil or from Martian air. Or people would get oxygen from growing plants. In one experiment on Earth, a scientist lived in an airtight room for 15 days with 30,000 wheat plants. The plants took in the carbon dioxide he breathed out and produced oxygen for him to breathe in. Giant mirrors could reflect sunlight to keep the dome at a comfortable temperature. In the distant future, people could place plants around the ice caps at the North and South poles of Mars.

Because there’s no air in space. Astronauts carry oxygen with them. Tiny fans in an attached backpack provide a steady flow of air for breathing. Automatic valves keep the air pressure inside the suit at a comfortable level. Even so, it’s not always easy to move around or do things in the suit. Each one weighs about 300 pounds (136 kg)! Which is the longest-lasting space station? Mir, put into orbit by the Soviet Union on February 20, 1986. For 13 years, groups of astronauts from different countries took turns working and living in Mir.

Because there’s no air in space. Astronauts carry oxygen with them. Tiny fans in an attached backpack provide a steady flow of air for breathing. Automatic valves keep the air pressure inside the suit at a comfortable level. Even so, it’s not always easy to move around or do things in the suit. Each one weighs about 300 pounds (136 kg)! Which is the longest-lasting space station? Mir, put into orbit by the Soviet Union on February 20, 1986. For 13 years, groups of astronauts from different countries took turns working and living in Mir.

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