I Want to Be an Astronaut

by Byron Barton

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | July 1, 1988 | Hardcover

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Blast-off!Up into the shy goes the space shuttle.Into orbit, the astronauts get a taste of ready-to-eat food, experience zero gravity, go for space walks, and even fix a satellite.It's fun to fly aboard the shuttle...and then come back to earth. ?A young girl declares her longing to ?fly on the shuttle into outer space.?The familiar acts of eating, sleeping, and working become intense and special as she and the rest of the crew go about their business.The illustrations positively glow in this simple, lyrical picture book that will have nearly everyone off and flying.? ?SLJ. Notable Children's Book of 1988 (ALA) 1988 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book) Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1988 (NYT) Oustanding Science Trade Books for Children 1988 (NSTA/CBC)

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 pages, 3.56 × 3.98 × 0.14 in

Published: July 1, 1988

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0690047444

ISBN - 13: 9780690047448

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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I Want to Be an Astronaut

by Byron Barton

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 32 pages, 3.56 × 3.98 × 0.14 in

Published: July 1, 1988

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0690047444

ISBN - 13: 9780690047448

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Blast-off!Up into the shy goes the space shuttle.Into orbit, the astronauts get a taste of ready-to-eat food, experience zero gravity, go for space walks, and even fix a satellite.It's fun to fly aboard the shuttle...and then come back to earth. ?A young girl declares her longing to ?fly on the shuttle into outer space.?The familiar acts of eating, sleeping, and working become intense and special as she and the rest of the crew go about their business.The illustrations positively glow in this simple, lyrical picture book that will have nearly everyone off and flying.? ?SLJ. Notable Children's Book of 1988 (ALA) 1988 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book) Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1988 (NYT) Oustanding Science Trade Books for Children 1988 (NSTA/CBC)

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Blast-off!Up into the shy goes the space shuttle.Into orbit, the astronauts get a taste of ready-to-eat food, experience zero gravity, go for space walks, and even fix a satellite.It's fun to fly aboard the shuttle...and then come back to earth. ?A young girl declares her longing to ?fly on the shuttle into outer space.?The familiar acts of eating, sleeping, and working become intense and special as she and the rest of the crew go about their business.The illustrations positively glow in this simple, lyrical picture book that will have nearly everyone off and flying.? ?SLJ. Notable Children's Book of 1988 (ALA) 1988 Fanfare Honor List (The Horn Book) Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1988 (NYT) Oustanding Science Trade Books for Children 1988 (NSTA/CBC)

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A young child thinks about what it would be like to be an astronaut and go out on a mission into space

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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