Go For the Moon A Rocket, A Boy and the First Moon Landing


Written and illustrated by Chris Gall, Go for the Moon! captures the fascinating detail and inspiring adventure of the moon landing. It is a captivating celebration of one of humankind's greatest technical achievements and most extraordinary feats of exploration.

The Apollo 11 astronauts have prepared carefully for their attempt to be the first men to land on the moon. The young narrator of this book has prepared carefully, too: he explains the design of the spacecraft, the flight from the earth to the moon, and the drama of touching down--while shadowing the astronaut's voyage with one of his own.--from the publisher

48 pages                   978-1250155795                     Ages 6-10

Keywords:  moon, astronauts, exploration, space, courage, adventure, moon landing, first person, information, informational picture book, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, rockets, science, STEM, technology, how things work, aeronautics and space

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