Remember Me

One Giant Leap : The Story of Neil Armstrong
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7 
1 v. (unpaged)  
Retail $7.99

In Cart: 0
Available: 18
ISBN 9780618152391
Publisher Summary
Discusses the life and accomplishments of astronaut Neil Armstrong, from his childhood in Ohio to his famous moon landing

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
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
George Washington Carver Before She Was Harriet : The Story of Harriet Tubman Snowshoe Thompson Right Word : Roget and His Thesaurus Manfish : A Story of Jacques Cousteau Julius Caesar : The Boy Who Conquered an Empire Becoming Ben Franklin : How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty Abe Lincoln Goes to Washington : 1837-1865 Lincoln : A Photobiography Airborne : A Photobiography of Wilbur and Orville Wright Sacagawea Harriet Tubman : Conductor on the Underground Railroad Duke Ellington : The Piano Prince And His Orchestra Abe Lincoln : The Boy Who Loved Books Delivering Justice : W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights Hank Aaron : Brave In Every Way True Story of Pocahontas Tree Lady : The True Story of How One Tree-loving Woman Changed a City Forever Picture Book of Amelia Earhart Dolley Madison Saves George Washington