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This stunning retelling of the Apollo 11 mission is written "with quiet dignity and a minimum of fuss" (Booklist), leaving the drama to the eye-popping illustrations that fill the pages of his over- sized book. Readers are taken along for the ride, and will get a glimpse of the majesty that astronauts witnessed through these dramatic illustrations.
This award-winning book "brilliantly captures the mighty scope and drama of the achievement." (School Library Journal, starred review)
School Library Journal Best Children's Books of 2009
American Library Association Sibert Informational Book Honor 2010
New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books 2009
Interest Level: Grade 2-5 DRA Level: 30 Lexile Measure: 990L
Grade Level Equivalent: 3.7 Guided Reading: N
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