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Gall, Chris

Summary: Released in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, this nonfiction picture book offers a step-by-step explanation of how the Apollo 11 spacecraft worked, as told by a young enthusiast. Includes glossary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE GAL

Brown, Don

Summary: On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" when the Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it wasn't just one man who got us to the moon. The Moon Landing explores the people and technology that made the moon landing possible. Instead of examining one person's life, it focuses on the moon landing itself, showing the events leading up to it and how it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 CAL

Mitton, Tony

Summary: Get ready for blast-off to learn all about rockets! Roaring Rockets follows the animal crew as they become astronauts heading to the Moon. Each page is filled with details that machine-mad kids will love: spacesuits, oxygen helmets, the lunar lander, and much more!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BRD

Rocco, John

Summary: "This beautifully illustrated, oversized guide to the people and technology of the moon landing by award-winning author/illustrator John Rocco is a must-have for space fans, classrooms, and tech geeks"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 ROC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Space Rocco

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Page, Nathan

Summary: "Discover the true story behind Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 mission. From his childhood experiments to his first encounters with flight, explore the calculated risks this astronaut took in order to become the first person to walk on the moon"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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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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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

1 hold on 2 copies

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Colleen, Marcie

Summary: Orville is a little penguin who lives in a zoo and dreams of big adventures, like going to the Moon; the other animals are skeptical, but Orville is determined, so he builds a spaceship and sets out all by himself--and discovers that really adventures are best when they are shared with friends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE COL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Fowler, Eugene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.454 FOW

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J629.454 HAR

Jazynka, Kitson

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Swift, Earl

Summary: "In this follow-up to the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Chesapeake Requiem, Earl Swift rediscovers the final three Apollo Moon landings, arguing that these overlooked missions-distinguished by the use of the revolutionary Lunar Roving Vehicle-were the pinnacle of human exploration"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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