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Mission Control, This is Apollo

CRITICS HAVE SAID

  • “Based on interviews with 28 astronauts, this history of the Apollo program masterfully describes the missions and personalizes them with astronauts’ own words.”
    Kirkus
  • “They effectively highlight the Apollo program’s magnificent achievements, as well as its moments of tension and tragedy…the large-scale art adds a dazzling visual element to this grand commemoration.”
    School Library Journal

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McNulty, Faith. If You Decide to Go to the Moon. Scholastic, 2005.

Ride, Sally. To Space and Back. Lothrop, 1986.

Schyffert, Bea Uusma. The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11 Astronaut, Michael Collins. Chronicle, 2003.

Simon, Seymour. The Moon. Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Stone, Tanya Lee. Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream. Candlewick, 2009.

Thimmesh, Catherine. Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon. Houghton Mifflin, 2006.