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Moonshot

The Flight of Apollo 11

Floca, Brian

(Book - 2009)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Moonshot
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Here is the story of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon -- a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away by steady astronauts in their great machines.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781416950462
141695046X
Branch Call Number: j 629.454 F628m 2009 Beginning Facts
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,31 cm
Alternate Title: Flight of Apollo 11

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Simply told, grandly shown, here is the story of adventure and discovery--the flight of Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.


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The story of the flight in which a man set foot on the moon for the first time, told in poetic text with full-color illustrations.

Aug 29, 2014
  • HRS rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My five-year old sons loved this book. We especially loved the free form verse style of writing. It was a lovely reading experience for the whole family.

Jul 20, 2014
  • orange_dolphin_185 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

great pictures and interesting information

My 1.5yr old loves this. We read it a couple of times before we showed her a YouTube video of a shuttle take-off, but she was more interested in the book instead of the video clip. Great illustrations.

Oct 07, 2012
  • gopherguts rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My 3 yr. old son loves this book. It makes him want to become an astronaut.
The writer does an amazing job of describing the whole experience to a yound child. He uses a kind of free form poetry.
Brilliant! I just can't praise this book highly enough!

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Jul 20, 2014
  • orange_dolphin_185 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

orange_dolphin_185 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

Oct 07, 2012
  • gopherguts rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

gopherguts thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 10

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Jul 20, 2014
  • orange_dolphin_185 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book shows the flight of apollo 11 and the 3 astronauts in the first flight to the moon

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Jul 20, 2014
  • orange_dolphin_185 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

here below there are 3 men who close themselves in special clothes , who - click - lock hands in heavy gloves, who-click-lock heads in large, round helmets.

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