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Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: "A nation in need of hope, the most powerful rocket ever launched, and the first three men to break the bounds of Earth: Apollo 8 was headed to the moon. In 1957, when the USSR launched Sputnik I, the first man-made satellite to orbit Earth, America's rival in the Cold War claimed victory on a new frontier. The Space Race had begun, and the United States was losing. Closer to home, a decade of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.454 Sandler 2018

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....

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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

Collins, Michael

Summary: Astronaut Michael Collins adds a revised chapter to the extraordinary story of his training and participation in the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 flights.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus & Giroux 2019

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

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

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

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;...

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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCN

Hansen, Grace

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2018

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

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

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...

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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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2003

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 629.45 SCH

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.

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

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McReynolds, Linda.

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

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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.

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

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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...

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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

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.

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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...

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1997

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

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."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 GRE

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."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Maverick Arts Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DON

Weider, Shoshana

Summary: Describes the Apollo spacecraft missions to the Moon, detailing each mission's voyage, the astronauts of the Apollo program, and what it takes to be an astronaut.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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

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

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

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.

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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