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One giant leap

by Burleigh, Robert.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 10 Libraries 10 of 11 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB BURLEIGH Robert
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Children Non-Fiction child rm J 629.45 Bur
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport - White Oak Children Non Fiction J 629.454 B924
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On July 20, 1969, as Americans sat glued to their televisions and radios, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Alfrein did the seemingly impossible-something humans had dreamed of doing for centuries- They travelled 240,000 miles through space and set foot on the moon. One small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.

This achievement not only brought the moon within reach, but now everything seemed possible. If it could be imagined, it could be done.

To commemorate the fortieth anniversary of this extraordinary moment in human history, Robert Burleigh and Mike Wimmer, who first paired up to create Flight, have reunited to produce One Giant Leap, a beautifully rendered tribute that will transport readers across space and onto the surface of the moon-to experience every sensation just as Armstrong and Aldrin did.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "For young readers fascinated with the real history of space travel, this simple, clear, and attractively illustrated book is a great place to begin. Using two-page spreads that are half text, half image, the story of July 20, 1969, and the moon landing of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin is related in short sentences that tread the line between informational (details of the Eagle include Its outer walls thinner than human skin ) and poetic (the moon's surface is described as like a battlefield from some ancient war ). The landing is tense, the frolicking on the moon amusing, but most welcome is the realistic portrayal of the exhaustion and trepidation that occur after the moon walk is finished. The feathery, impressionistic paintings alternate between hues of blue (the moon) and green (the cockpit) and utilize unusual high or low perspectives to accentuate the drama. The only thing missing is historical context, and Burleigh's author's note takes care of that quite nicely.--Kraus, Daniel Copyright 2008 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Project Apollo (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Project Apollo (U.S.) -- History.
Space flight to the moon -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Space flight to the moon -- History.
Publisher New York, NY :Philomel Books,2009
Contributors Wimmer, Mike.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
ISBN 9780399238833 (reinforced)
0399238832 (reinforced)
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