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Fact and fiction of the space age  Cover Image Book Book

Fact and fiction of the space age / by Douglas Hustad ; content consultant Yanek Mieczkowski, PhD, Presidential Historian.

Hustad, Douglas, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781532195129
  • ISBN: 1532195125
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Abdo Publishing, [2022]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A threat from above? -- Project Apollo -- Only white men work for NASA? -- NASA inventions -- NASA does what? -- Important dates.
Summary, etc.:
When Russia sent Sputnik 1 into space, the country launched not only a satellite but a new age. Many popular stories about American advancements during the space age have gotten some facts wrong and left out others altogether. Fact and Fiction of the Space Age dives into the myths about the history of NASA and space exploration and brings the truth to light. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index.
Target Audience Note:
3456 Childrens Plus, Inc.
780 Lexile.
780L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 5.4 1 512849
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 1 512849.
Subject: Astronautics > Juvenile literature.
Truthfulness and falsehood > Juvenile literature.
Outer space > Exploration > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Juvenile works.

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