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To the Moon!

The True Story of the American Heroes on the Apollo 8 Spaceship

Jeffrey Kluger, Ruby Shamir


List Price: 15.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/19/2018)
Paperback (5/7/2019)
Hardcover (3/20/2018)
Library Binding, Large Print (2/28/2019)



This book about the exciting and inspiring true story of Apollo 8, the first crewed spaceship to break free of Earth's orbit and reach the moon, tells the story of these three brave men, the frantic rush to get their rocket ready, and the journey that gave the American people -- and the world -- a new look at the planet we live on and the corner of space we inhabit.

Filled with the science and training required to put a person into space, and every detail of what it's like to live in a spaceship for days on end (including what happens when astronauts need to use the bathroom), this book is sure to leave kids clamoring for a spot on the next mission to outer space.

Age Range: 10+ - Grade Level: 5-9 - Lexile Measure: 1180L"

Thorndike Press Large Print, 9781432865504

Publication Date: June 2, 2019

About the Author

Jeffrey Kluger is the author of several books, including Apollo 13 (originally published as Lost Moon) and The Sibling Effect. As a science editor and senior writer for Time for more than two decades, he has written over forty cover stories for the magazine. He lives in New York City. Follow Jeff on Twitter @jeffreykluger.Ruby Shamir ( worked at the White House for three and a half years, for two of which she served in the First Lady's office. Later, she led Hillary Rodham Clinton's New York Senate office. Ruby Shamir now works as a writer and literary researcher in the Bronx, NY, where she lives with her husband and three children. Follow Ruby on Twitter @ruby_shamir.