How is a star made? How long do stars shine? Why are stars different colors? Are shooting stars really stars? This easy-to-read title in the I LIKE SPACE! series is full of beautiful color photos and fascinating facts. Supporting the National Science Education Standards for K4 Earth and Space Science, along with filling the need for informational text in the classroom, WHAT ARE STARS? will fascinate and educate the youngest readers. Fun facts and a career page help round out this new title for elementary readers.