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Countdown : 2979 days to the moon / written by Suzanne Slade ; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez.

Slade, Suzanne (author). Gonzalez, Thomas, 1959- (illustrator).

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  • 26 of 30 copies available at NC Cardinal.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781682630136
  • ISBN: 1682630137
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Atlanta : Peachtree, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
A daring dream -- The first mission, Apollo 1 -- The mission continues -- To the sky, Apollo 4-6 -- Risking it all, Apollo 7 -- Aiming for the moon, Apollo 8 -- Spider in space, Apollo 9 -- Dress rehearsal, Apollo 10 -- Achieving the dream, Apollo 11.
Summary, etc.:
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would try to land a man on the Moon by the end of the decade. During the two thousand nine hundred and seventy-nine days following his speech, eighteen astronauts climbed into spaceships; three of them died before even leaving the ground. Eight rockets soared into space. And four hundred thousand people ;engineers, technicians, scientists, mathematicians, and machinists ;joined Project Apollo in hopes of making the dream a reality.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Subject: Project Apollo (U.S.) > Juvenile literature.
Project Apollo (U.S.) > Juvenile poetry.
Space flight to the moon > History > Juvenile literature.
Space flight to the moon > History > Juvenile poetry.
Genre: Historical poetry.
Free verse.
Instructional and educational works.

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