Reaching for the Moon by Buzz AldrinReaching for the Moon by Buzz Aldrin

Reaching for the Moon

byBuzz Aldrin

Paperback | May 20, 2008

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Perfect for the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing in summer 2019!

It’s been fifty years since Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon. But the journey didn’t begin when he stepped on board Apollo 11 that fateful day in July 1969. It began the day he was born.

This picture book is Buzz Aldrin's story, in his words. Wendell Minor's gorgeous paintings evoke the wonder of space exploration for young readers.

Becoming an astronaut took more than education, discipline, and physical strength. It took years of determination and believing that any goal was possible—from riding a bike alone across the George Washington Bridge at age ten to making a footprint on the moon.

We all have our own dreams. This is the story of how Buzz’s came true.

On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong made their historic Apollo 11 moon walk and became the first two humans to set foot on another world. This unprecedented heroic endeavor was witnessed by the largest worldwide television audience in history. Upon returning from the moon, Dr. Aldrin embarked on an international goodwill t...
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Title:Reaching for the MoonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:May 20, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060554479

ISBN - 13:9780060554477

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 9

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“Beautiful and realistic illustrations...in first-person voice. A child’s-eye view on space exploration.”