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Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11

Written and illustrated by Brian Floca
Published by Atheneum
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Here is the story of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon — a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away by steady astronauts in their great machines.

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The illustrations in this book are simplistic. The story would be easy to re-read with older kids.

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Who Wrote Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11

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  • 2009 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award

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Publication Date:
April 7, 2009