Destination: Moon

$16.19

Description

An out-of-this-world exploration of the 1969 Moon landing from children’s science expert Seymour Simon This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

In July of 1969, NASA sent the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the Moon. Inside were three people: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. They went into lunar orbit a few days later. More than a hundred hours after launch, the word came back: “The Eagle has landed “

In this exciting account of the famous 1969 Moon landing, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon tells the story of the Space Race between the US and the Soviet Union; recalls how families across the world sat captivated in front of their TVs to witness humankind’s first steps beyond Earth; and explains much of the science and technology that got our astronauts to the Moon on that remarkable day.

Perfect for young scholars’ school reports, Destination: Moon features clear text, vibrantly colored pages, engaging sidebars, and stunning full-color photographs. This book includes an author’s note, a glossary, a timeline, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

ISBN: 9780062673244
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pub Date: 05/2019
Format: Hardcover
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 10.10h x 10.30w x 0.40d

Additional information

Weight 1.10 lbs
Dimensions 10.10 × 10.30 × 0.40 in
format

Hardcover