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The Little Spacecraft That Could

Joyce Lapin, Simona Ceccarelli (Illustrator)


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Ride along with the New Horizons spacecraft as she rockets three billion miles to Pluto Watch her take the first close-up photos of Pluto, and then journey another billion miles to mini-world Arrokoth. You'll whiz through space at more than 10 miles per second; learn how giant planet Jupiter helped the little spacecraft reach Pluto; and discover the astonishing surface feature that made the world fall in love with Pluto.

Union Square Kids, 9781454937555, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 18, 2021

About the Author

Joyce Lapin has enjoyed reading and learning about astronomy since childhood. A former advertising copywriter, she's happy to have found a kinder, gentler life writing books. She is the author of Sterling's If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon. She lives in Simsbury, CT.