So the big day is almost here! No, I am not talking about Christmas, graduation, wedding, or any other “big day” one would normally assume from that statement. What big day am I referring to? The August 21, 2017 Total Solar Eclipse. You may have heard something about it in the news, but do you really know about this natural phenomenon? Here are a few books The Berkeley County Library has that may help:



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    Title: Eclipse: journeys to the dark side of the moon
    Author: Close, F. E.
    Publisher: Oxford University Press,
    Pub date: 2017.
    Pages: xii, 219 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :
    ISBN: 9780198795490
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    On 21 August 2017, over 100 million people will gather in a narrow belt across the USA to witness the most watched total solar eclipse in history. Eclipse – Journeys to the Dark Side of the Moon, written by well-known popular science author Frank Close, describes the spellbinding allure of this most beautiful natural phenomenon. The book explains … (to read more)
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    Title: Total eclipse or bust: a family road trip
    Author: Espenak, Patricia Totten, author.
    Publisher: Astropixels Publishing,
    Pub date: [2015]
    Pages: 42 pages
    ISBN: 9781941983072
    “TOTAL Eclipse or Bust! A Family Road Trip” is a book for the entire family. It explains the how and why of eclipses in an uncomplicated and friendly way. It also provides basic information about how to view a total solar eclipse and where to go for America’s eclipse on August 21, 2017.