Reaching for the Moon

by Buzz Aldrin
illustrated by Wendell Minor

A picture book autobiography of astronaut Buzz Aldrin, recounting the events in his early years that led him to take part in the Apollo mission.

Aldrin's text is paired with Minor's beautifully detailed illustrations that are especially vivid in depicting Aldrin's space travels. A "solid title." (Booklist)

Reading Levels for this book

Interest Level:  Gr. 1-4                 DRA Level: 60                   Lexile Measure: 860L
Grade Level Equiv:  4.3              Guided Reading:  W

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