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TV brings the moon landing to Earth / by Rebecca Rissman.

Rissman, Rebecca (author.).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

4D : an augmented reading experience
Captured television history
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jay Co PL - Portland J629.45 R596 (Text) 76383000473661 Junior Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780756559991
  • ISBN: 0756559995
  • ISBN: 9780756560034
  • ISBN: 0756560039
  • Physical Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Compass Point Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Tension -- The race to the moon -- The mission -- A lasting impact.
Summary, etc.:
"On-point historical photographs combined with strong narration bring the story of the moon landing to life. Kids will learn about the cold war tensions between the US and the USSR that led to the space race, and the push from presidents Kennedy and Johnson to ensure the U.S. got to the moon first. As an added bonus, readers will learn about how this played out on TV. All of the networks covered it, but Walter Cronkite and astronaut Wally Shirra are there to narrate how it happened with real excitement. Accompanying video will show readers what viewers saw at the time"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10-12.
Grade 4-6.
Subject: Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) > Juvenile literature.
Project Apollo (U.S.) > Juvenile literature.
Apollo project.
Space flight to the moon > Juvenile literature
Space flight to the moon > Press coverage > Juvenile literature.
Space race > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Space flight to the moon.
Space flight to the moon > Press coverage.
Astronautics > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Politics and government > 1953-1961 > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government.

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