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One Giant Leap : The Story of Neil Armstrong B1985

One Giant Leap : The Story of Neil Armstrong

by Don Brown | Paperback | SKU B1985
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As a young boy, Neil Armstrong had a recurring dream in which he held his breath and floated high above the people, houses, and cars. He spent his free time reading stacks of flying magazines, building model airplanes, and staring through the homemade telescope mounted on the roof of his neighbor's garage. As a teenager, Neil became obsessed with the idea of flight, working odd jobs to pay for flying lessons at a nearby airport. He earned his student pilot's license on his sixteenth birthday. But who was to know that this shy boy, who also loved books and music, would become the first person to set foot on the moon, on July 20, 1969. Here is the inspiring story of one boy's dream - a dream of flying that landed him more than 200,000 miles away in space, gazing upon the awesome sight of a tiny earth hanging suspended in a perfectly black sky. On the thirtieth anniversary of the moon landing, Don Brown's expressive story reveals the achievement of this American legend, Neil Armstrong, re

Product Information

  • AR Level4.6
  • AR Quiz Number20689
  • AR Quiz Points0.5
  • AuthorDon Brown
  • Page Count32
  • ISBN100618152393
  • ISBN139780618152391
  • PublisherHoughton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Year Published2001
  • Grade LevelPre-K - 3
  • Type of BookNon-Fiction
  • SubjectScience & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
    Space (Children's/YA)
    People & places (Children's/YA)
    Educational: Technology
  • IllustratorDon Brown

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