Rocket To The Moon!

Big Ideas That Changed The World Series

by Don Brown


On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" when the Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it wasn't just one man who got us to the moon. Rocket to the Moon explores the people and technology that made the moon landing possible. Instead of examining one person's life, it focuses on the moon landing itself, showing the events leading up to it and how it changed the world. The book takes readers through the history of rocket building: from ancient Chinese rockets, to "bombs bursting in air" during the War of 1812, to Russia's Sputnik program, to the moon landing. Beautifully illustrated and well-researched, this book is the perfect resource for curious readers and tomorrow's scientists. It includes a timeline of space travel, a bibliography, and an index.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2019
ISBN-13 9781419734045
ISBN-10 1419734040
Class Copyright
Publisher Abrams, Inc.
Subject Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 57 MB
Number of Pages 136
Length of Recording 4
Language ENG
Shelf No. NC730
Grade Range 3-7
Ages 8-12
Lexile GN940L
Curriculums Texas Education Agency: Featured Titles Trademarks