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Reaching for the Moon : Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 - Buzz Aldrin

Reaching for the Moon

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2005
ISBN: 9780060554453
Number Of Pages: 40
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old

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Perfect for the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing in summer 2019!

It’s been fifty years since Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon. But the journey didn’t begin when he stepped on board Apollo 11 that fateful day in July 1969. It began the day he was born.

This picture book is Buzz Aldrin's story, in his words. Wendell Minor's gorgeous paintings evoke the wonder of space exploration for young readers.

Becoming an astronaut took more than education, discipline, and physical strength. It took years of determination and believing that any goal was possible—from riding a bike alone across the George Washington Bridge at age ten to making a footprint on the moon.

We all have our own dreams. This is the story of how Buzz’s came true.

Industry Reviews

"Entertaining and informative. Excellent, realistic paintings."--School Library Journal (starred review)

ISBN: 9780060554453
ISBN-10: 0060554452
Series: Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
Audience: Children
For Ages: 7 - 8 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 40
Published: 1st June 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 22.5  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.42