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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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Brown, Don

Summary: Presents a history of rocket technology, from ancient Chinese rockets, the "bombs bursting in air" during the War of 1812, and Russia's Sputnik program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 629.45 BRO

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

Baratz-Logsted, Lauren

Summary: In 1969, as her own family is falling apart, ten-year-old Mamie finds comfort in conducting a one-sided correspondence with the least famous astronaut heading toward the moon on Apollo 11.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books/Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAR

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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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

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

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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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Kluger, Jeffrey

Summary: Recounts the bold but dangerous mission to secure America's position as the first nation to reach the moon, revealing the dangers endured by its crew and the ways the mission brought renewal to a country ravaged by assassinations and war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Co. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629 KLU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.45 Kluger 2017

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

Young, Judy

Summary: As the Apollo 11 mission draws to a close there is a crisis at the tracking station on Guam: the antenna that will track the spacecraft during reentry, and allow mission control to communicate with the astronauts is stuck--and ten-year-old Marty is the only one small enough to reach in and grease the ball bearings that allow the antenna to move.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

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Long, David

Summary: Chronicles the history of the Apollo space program, tracing the events of missions ranging from the 1969 lunar landing to the rescue of Apollo 13, offering lesser-known facts that marked each journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wide Eyed Editions 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 LON

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

Schyffert, Bea Uusma.

Summary: A biography of the astronaut, Michael Collins, who circled the moon in the Apollo 12 space capsule while his colleagues Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the lunar module and walked on the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2003

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 629.45 SCH

Sipiera, Diane M.

Summary: Provides a history of the space project to study the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1997

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

Summary: Tells the dramatic story of the Apollo missions and their heroic astronauts, from President John F. Kennedy's historic speech to the manned space missions and through to the defining moment of the space program--putting a man on the moon. These are the stories of the men, women and children who lived, breathed and manufactured from the power of human will, one of the greatest achievements in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV FRO

Summary: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! When Jet reveals he's built a brand-new super saucer, the friends head to the moon to test it out! But after a rough landing, Jet and Sunspot go missing and it's up to the rest of the gang to find them. Watch as the friends search for Jet and Sunspot and discover the many exciting things the Apollo 11 astronauts left on the moon!...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV REA

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

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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

Donnelly, Judy.

Summary: Narrates the preparations and activities which culminated in man's first landing on the moon in July 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1989

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Launius, Roger D.

Summary: In Apollo's Legacy, space historian Roger D. Launius explores the many-faceted stories told about the meaning of the Apollo program and how it forever altered American society. The Apollo missions marked the first time human beings left Earth's orbit and visited another world, and thus they loom large in our collective memory. Many have detailed the exciting events of the Apollo program, but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.45 LAU

Robbins, Dean

Summary: "Journey to the Moon on the Apollo 12 mission with astronaut and artist Alan Bean! As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes. As a young navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit. So he took an art class to learn patterns and forms. But no class could prepare him for the beauty of the lunar surface some 240,000 miles from Earth. In 1969, Alan became the fourth man and first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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

Robbins, Dean

Summary: Introduces the woman mathematician whose childhood love of numbers led to her prestigious education and contributions at NASA while explaining how her handwritten codes proved essential throughout numerous space missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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

Shearer, Deborah A.

Summary: Describes what it was like for astronauts to walk on the Moon during the Apollo missions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2002

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: 919.9 SHEAR

Wheat, Janis Knudsen

Summary: Highlights the journey of Apollo 17 through space to the moon and back to earth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 1977

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 629.43 WHE