Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World

Book Verdict

Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World


First Release:

November 2018

ISBN: 9781771473163

1968 was a year of unrest: many nations were at war. People marched for peace, fairness, and freedom. At the same time, the Apollo 8 crew was about to go farther into space than anyone had gone before --to the moon.

As they surveyed the moon 's surface, astronauts aboard Apollo 8 looked up just when Earth was rising out of the darkness of space. They saw the whole planet --no countries, no borders. The photograph they took, Earthrise, had a profound effect when published widely back on Earth, galvanizing the environmental movement, changing the way people saw our single, fragile home planet, and sparking hope during a year of unrest.

Author 's note. Full-color illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9781771473163
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Owlkids
    Page Count: 32
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 3.5, Points: 0.5
    Lexile: Level: 590L
    Genre: Nonfic
  • Book reviews from Junior Library Guild, School Library Journal, and The Horn Book Magazine are available to JLG Members only.

    Already a member? Click here to login.

You Might Also Like

Category Price


12 books / $17.05 a book

Add NEK to Cart Add NEK to Wishlist

Print Book Price

List Price $16.95
JLG Member Price $0.00