T-Minus: The Race to the Moon

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T-Minus: The Race to the Moon

by Jim Ottaviani

Illustrations by Kevin Cannon, Zander Cannon

First Release:

May 2009

ISBN: 9781416986829

Counting down from the first failed rocket launches in 1957 to the moment when Neil Armstrong steps onto the surface of the moon, T-Minus follows the race between the American and Soviet space programs. While showing the contributions of U.S. and Soviet scientists, astronauts, and cosmonauts, the book focuses on engineer Max Faget and designer Johnson "C.C." Caldwell as representatives of all those who played an important role in the American moon mission. End note. Black-and-white drawings.

 
  • ISBN: 9781416986829
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Aladdin
    Page Count: 128
    Trim Size: 7" x 9"
    Illustrators: Kevin Cannon, Zander Cannon
    Dewey Classification: 629
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.4, Points: 2
    Awards & Honors: ALA Great Graphic Novels for Teens 2010
    Genre: Narrative nonfiction.
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