Thorndike Press

Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry

  • Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Gregory Mone
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1432870491
  • ISBN-13: 9781432870492
  • DDC: 523.01
  • Shipping Weight: .65 lbs ( .29 kgs)
  • 234 Pages | Paperback
  • Published/Released October 2019



A #1 New York Times Bestseller

From the basics of physics to big questions about the nature of space and time, celebrated astrophysicist and science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks down the mysteries of the cosmos into bite-sized pieces. Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry describes the fundamental rules and unknowns of our universe clearly — and with Tyson’s characteristic wit, there’s a lot of fun thrown in, too.

This adaptation by Gregory Mone includes full-color photos, infographics, and extra explanations to make even the trickiest concepts accessible. Building on the wonder inspired by outer space, Astrophysics for Young People in a Hurry introduces an exciting field and the principles of scientific inquiry to young readers.

Age Range: 9-12 | Grade Level: 4-7 | Lexile Measure: 1000L