John Glenn

Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439113295
Size: 70.97 MB
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These books reaffirm the importance of our American heritage. We hope you learn to love the heroes and heroines who helped shape this great country.

Liftoff

Author: Don Mitchell
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9780792258995
Size: 30.34 MB
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Combining illustrations, photographs, and inspirational quotes, this exciting biography traces the life of John Glenn--war hero, test pilot, American astronaut, and U.S. Senator, from his childhood days in New Concord, Ohio to his ...

Milton Hershey

Author: M.M. Eboch
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 141697945X
Size: 29.47 MB
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Or that he had to try over and over again to get his now-famous chocolate to taste as delicious as it does today? Milton Hershey's life wasn't always a bowl of chocolate Kisses.

James Lovell

Author: Jan Goldberg
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823944590
Size: 76.67 MB
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A biography of James Lovell that encompasses the astronaut's birth, childhood, education, NASA training, mission experience, and post-space life and work.

Wilbur And Orville Wright

Author: Augusta Stevenson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0020421702
Size: 48.58 MB
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Presents the boyhood of the brothers who flew the first airplane in 1903.

John Glenn A Memoir

Author: John Glenn
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0553896857
Size: 18.47 MB
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But these two historical events only bracketed a life that covers the sweep of an extraordinary century. John Glenn's autobiography spans the seminal events of the twentieth century.

The Astronaut Wives Club

Author: Lily Koppel
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755362616
Size: 57.22 MB
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Sexy and sophisticated, rich in melodrama, and set against the uniquely atmospheric backdrop of the Space Age, THE ASTRONAUTS' WIVES CLUB tells the real story behind some of the biggest heroes in American history, chronicling their romantic ...

Light This Candle

Author: Neal Thompson
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 9780609610015
Size: 48.58 MB
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A portrait of Mercury Seven team member Alan Shepard, America's first man into space, describes his achievements as a test pilot, competitive nature, and career-challenging struggles with illness.

Making Nonfiction And Other Informational Texts Come Alive

Author: Kathy Pike
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780205366095
Size: 22.19 MB
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... TITLES: Albert Einstein; Leonardo da Vinci; Amadeus Mozart; Pablo Picasso □
Childhood of Famous Americans Series ... fictionalized details and conversations
added to make stories alive SAMPLE TITLES: John Glenn: Young Astronaut; ...

Hidden Figures

Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780008201296
Size: 71.31 MB
Format: PDF
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Segregated from their white counterparts, these 'colored computers' used pencil and paper to write the equations that would launch rockets, and astronauts, into space.Moving from World War II through NASA's golden age, touching on the civil ...