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Milbourne, Anna.

Summary: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go to the moon? This beautifully illustrated picture book will take you on a journey to find out. You can fly into outer space, walk on the moon and take a look at our world from a very, very long way away!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Usborne 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MIL

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "Discover the thrilling side of the history of the space race in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the secrets of American History! Did you know that you can't bring a sandwich on a spaceship? Or that a group of people who had lost their hearing played an important role in the race to send astronauts to the moon? Find out about those true stories and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629 CAL

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

Hansen, Grace

Summary: A brief biography of American astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, the first person ever to step on the surface of the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2018

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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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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 COL

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

McNulty, Faith.

Summary: "If you decide to go to the moon," writes Faith McNulty, "read this book first. It will tellyou how to get there and what to do after youland. The most important part tells you how to get home. Written in the second person, the text allows the reader to participate in every aspect of the journey, from packing ("don't forget your diary and plenty of food") to liftoff (at first you'll feel heavy;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.454 MCN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC MCN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC MCN

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION McNulty

Graham, Ian

Summary: Describes what it was like to be an astronaut on the "unlucky" 1970 Apollo 13 mission to the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.25 Graham

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

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

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 629.45 SCH

Dickmann, Nancy

Summary: "There are many moons in our solar system, but for us earthlings, the moon refers to the large round object that circles our planet. Readers will learn many facts and statistics about the moon, including its size and mass. They'll also learn about its different phases and what's going on inside the moon. Colorful images that correlate closely to concise, manageable text will engage and appeal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Windmill Books, an imprint of Rosen Publishing 2019

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1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 523.3 DIC

Summary: The 1960s was the decade America transformed from a country of conformity to a land of political, cultural, and social liberation. Looking through the lens of television, this production weaves together the events and personalities that influenced and dominated the 1960s in America, sketching a portrait of this remarkable decade that is both entertaining and illuminating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIX

Lassieur, Allison.

Summary: "Describes the space race and the moon landing. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Harris, Duchess

Summary: When Neil Armstrong set foot upon the moon in 1969, it was the end result of an effort that involved several years, billions of dollars, and hundreds of thousands of people. The First Moon Landing examines this historic event from multiple perspectives, including those of Armstrong himself, computer programmer Margaret Hamilton, and engineer Tom Kelly. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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

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

Summary: The riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight. A visceral and intimate account told from Armstrong's perspective, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the film explores the triumphs and the cost, on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues and the nation itself; of one of the most dangerous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FIR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Fi

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FIR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie First 2019

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Chaikin, Andrew

Summary: July 20, 1969, marked one of the climactic moments in our history, the day Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it is only one piece of a magnificent story. Mission Control, This Is Apollo, by the acclaimed Andrew Chaikin recounts space history from the Mercury missions through Apollo 17 and beyond. It is illustrated with stunning full-color paintings by astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2009

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.454 CHA

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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Summary: When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped on the moon in December 1972 he left his footprints and his daughters' initials in the lunar dust. Only now, over forty years later, is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story of fulfillment, love and loss. Cernan's burning ambition carried him from a quiet Chicago suburb to the spectacular and hazardous environment of space and ultimately,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LAS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Nonfic La

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