A middle-grade account of the true story of the first crewed spaceship to break free of the Earth's orbit and travel to the moon shares engaging facts about living in a spaceship and describes how the Cold War and the Apollo 1 tragedy shaped the Apollo 8 mission. Simultaneous eBook.
A visually striking, skill-building reader introduces elementary-level facts about the moon and its science, discussing its origins, myths, composition, effect on Earth and role in the space program. Simultaneous and eBook.
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of this incredible moment in human history, the story of man's first mission to the moon is presented in accessible, informative text for beginning readers, enhanced with full-color illustrations.
Shares the lesser-known inside story of the dangerous Apollo 8 mission, focusing in particular on the lives and families of astronaut heroes Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders, while illuminating the political factors that prompted America to risk lives to save the Apollo program and define the space race. By the award-winning author of Shadow Divers
Recounts the bold but dangerous mission to secure America's position as the first nation to reach the moon, revealing the dangers endured by its crew and the ways the mission brought renewal to a country ravaged by assassinations and war
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