American Moonshot Young Readers’ Edition

By Douglas G. Brinkley

John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

Reading age 8 – 12

Grade level 3 – 7


Hardcover Retail: $16.99

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July 20, 1969. It’s a day that has earned a spot in history. It’s the day that America was the first nation to succeed in sending two astronauts—Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong—to the moon.

But what led to this unforgettable event? What were the stakes riding on the Apollo 11’s safe landing? In acclaimed author Douglas Brinkley’s first young readers’ edition, space fans will get the riveting and factual backstory of arguably the most significant achievement of the 20th century.

Additional information

Weight 11.2 oz
Dimensions 8.25 × 5.5 × .93 in