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Space Race

The Mission, the Men, the Moon

Series: America's Living History

By Tom McGowen

In July 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the Moon, marking an incredible achievement that took many years to complete. SPACE RACE: THE MISSION, THE MEN, THE MOON, chronicles the race to the Moon between the United States and the Soviet Union, including the creation of NASA, the first astronauts, and the monumental APOLLO 11 mission.

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". . . a wonderful addition for young researchers or those who simply love to read about space missions and astronauts."

South Sound Book Review Council, April 15, 2009

"Each one is well sourced, includes extensive back matter, and has a full complement of supporting color photographs or other illustrations that makes it accessible and useful to report writers and general readers."

School Library Journal, Fall 2008

"Very informative yet easy to understand."

Clark County School District, September 12, 2008

". . . presents key figures, scientific advances, and political history that fueled space exploration."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2009

". . . a well written, easy to read account . . . The book is fast paced and includes many excellent photographs."

Pasadena Independent School District, May 1, 2009

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