Survival In Space: The Apollo 13 Mission

byDavid LongIllustratorStefano Tambellini

August 7, 2020|
Survival In Space: The Apollo 13 Mission by David Long
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A thrilling and captivating retelling of one of history''s most famous space missions, publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13''s fateful launch. A thrilling and captivating retelling of one of history''s most famous space missions, publishing to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 13''s fateful launch. April 1970: Apollo 13 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It should have been the third manned Apollo mission to land on the moon. But when an explosion on board damaged the spacecraft, it became a perilous and near-impossible fight for survival. The crew on board travelled further into space than any other humans before them. In this gripping retelling of the astonishing Apollo 13 mission, David Long shows how courage, determination and teamwork succeeded in beating all odds to bring the spacecraft home. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers ages 8 and up. 8-12 FICTION (Ages 8-12) Interest Age: 8-12 Reading Age: 8 The 8-12 imprint from Barrington Stoke is a brilliant list of short novels from high profile authors designed to be entertaining and accessible for ages 8-12. At approx. 5,000-10,000 words and with a Reading Age of 8, they''re designed to help older children build reading stamina and a greater confidence in their abilities. They offer an exciting mix of genres, feature black and white illustrations to accompany the narrative, and include dyslexia-friendly design features.
David Long is a journalist and author of non-fiction for both adults and children. A writer since leaving university, his work has appeared in the Sunday Times and London''s Evening Standard. His engaging non-fiction reflects his unquenchable thirst for fascinating stories from the past, and in 2017 his book Survivors won the Blue Pete...
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Title:Survival In Space: The Apollo 13 Mission
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:88 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:88 pages, 7.8 X 5.1 X 0.3 in
Published:August 7, 2020
Publisher:Barrington
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781781129388

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