This is the story of Neil Armstrong, a boy who loved airplanes and who, with courage and perseverance, took many small steps that led to the one giant leap of man's first step on the moon. The fifteenth offering in the "Ordinary People Change the World" series from Dial Books for Young Readers, this biography will inspire youngsters to dream . . . and to work to make their dreams come true. Filled with delightful illustrations to accompany the many facts related to space exploration and the historic Apollo 11 mission, this book encourages young readers to explore, to work hard, to be brave and patient . . . because every journey begins with a first step. Following the narrative, readers will find a timeline of events accompanied by selected photographs, a listing of source materials, and further reading suggestions for kids. Highly recommended.
I Am Neil Armstrong (Hardcover)
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This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great--the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This volume tells the story of Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon.
Ordinary People Change the World
Penguin Young Readers Group
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I am Neil Armstrong
|Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H)|
7.88 x 7.81 x 0.40 Inches
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