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Brouwer, Sigmund

Summary: A narrative told from the astronauts' points of view describes the story behind Apollo 11's moon landing, linking the innovations and discoveries from the past four centuries that made the mission possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2019

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McReynolds, Linda

Summary: "Snappy verse and retro art brings readers along for Apollo 11's historic, eight-day mission to the moon in 1969. Young readers will learn the basics about the gear, equipment, and spaceship used by the astronauts, as well as the history of NASA's moon mission. O' Rourke's vibrant and retro illustrations paired with McReynolds' short verse creates a perfect read aloud for preschool and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc. 2019

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Suen, Anastasia.

Summary: Describes in illustrations and simple text the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, culminating in man's first lunar landing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.454 SUE

Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.)

Summary: This graphic retelling of the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission follows astronaut Michael Collins, commander of the lunar orbiter, to the far side of the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

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McDonald, Jill (Jill McDonald-Gomez)

Summary: Introduces the first Moon landing, describing how engineers, mathematicians, and astronauts worked together to send Apollo 11 into space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD MCD

Jazynka, Kitson

Summary: "Biography of Buzz Aldrin for beginner readers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE JAZ

Maurer, Richard

Summary: Presents a clear narrative on how the United States won the space race against Russia by landing a man on the Moon in 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 MAU

Gauthier, Kelly

Summary: From planets and moons to dwarf planets and space technology, get ready to learn about how our solar system works and how we continue to discover amazing new facts about outer space. Inside this book you'll find: everything you've ever wanted to know about the Apollo 11 mission that put mankind on the moon. Scientific profiles of our planets, as well as many of the moons in our solar system....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Applesauce Press, an imprint of Cider Mill Press Book Publishers 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 GAU

Wilkinson, Philip

Summary: Describes the voyage of Apollo 11, its three astronauts, and details of the mission that put the first man on the moon in 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 1998

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: 629.454 WIL

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue 629.45 Wilkinson 1998

McReynolds, Linda.

Summary: Depicts the 1969 Apollo 11 mission when man first walked on the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 MCR

Simon, Seymour

Summary: Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission with the story of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union, including insights about what makes the Moon so fascinating to humankind.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Floca, Brian.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: J 629.45 Flo

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 Floca 2009

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.454 FLO

Thimmesh, Catherine.

Summary: Culled from direct quotes from the people behind the scenes, NASA transcripts, national archives and NASA photos, the whole story of Apollo 11 and the first moon landing emerges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2006

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Donald, Alison

Summary: "The inspiration behind this book...This story was inspired by Eleanor "Ellie" Foraker. Eleanor was born in Kenton, Delaware and worked at ILC Dover for 43 years. A talented seamstress and manager, Ellie was truly dedicated to the making of spacesuits. She also helped make gas masks, underground inflatable oil tanks, and landing bags for Mars missions."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Maverick Arts Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DON

Greene, Rhonda Gowler

Summary: "Through verse and informational text, the 1969 Apollo 11's historic mission is celebrated, from liftoff to moon landing to successful return to Earth."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 GRE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 GRE

Cole, Michael D.

Summary: Surveys the various Apollo spaceflights that marked America's attempt to put a man on the moon, with an emphasis on the 1969 Apollo 11 project culminating in the first landing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.454 COL

Summary: Between 1968 and 1972, the world watched in awe each time an American spacecraft voyaged to the Moon. Only 12 American men have walked upon its surface and they remain the only human beings to have stood on another world. Now for the first time, a combination of archival material from the original NASA film footage, much of it never before seen and interviews with the surviving astronauts tells...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IN

Summary: Young housefly Nat is looking for adventure and hatches a plan to jet into outer space with his two best friends, I.Q. and Scooter. In their homemade space suits, they take a wild ride aboard Apollo 11 all the way to the moon and back.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Fly 2008

Cole, Michael D.

Summary: A detailed account of the terrifying journey and danger involved in the near fatal mission to the Moon-- the Apollo 13-- on April 13, 1970. Describes how teamwork helped the astronauts avoid a tragedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.454 COL

Johnson, Katherine G.

Summary: "The inspiring autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who helped launch Apollo 11."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JOH