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Reaching for the moon

Author: Buzz Aldrin; Wendell Minor
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, ©2005.
Series: Outstanding science trade books for students K-12 (awards)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Music : Biography : Juvenile audience   Sound Recording : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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I Walked on the Moon. This is my journey. It didn't begin when I stepped on board Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969. It began the day I was born -- Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr., whom everyone called Buzz. Becoming an astronaut took more than education, discipline, and physical strength. It took years of determination and believing that any goal is possible -- from riding a bike alone across the George Washington Bridge at age  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Children's audiobooks
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Buzz Aldrin; Buzz Aldrin; Buzz Aldrin; Buzz Aldrin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Buzz Aldrin; Wendell Minor
ISBN: 0060554452 9780060554453 0060554460 9780060554460 9780060554477 0060554479 9781606860267 1606860267 9780329663377 0329663372
OCLC Number: 54778496
Awards: Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children (2006).
Description: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Series Title: Outstanding science trade books for students K-12 (awards)
Responsibility: Buzz Aldrin ; paintings by Wendell Minor.
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With vibrant, historically accurate paintings by Wendell Minor, this extraordinary picture book--the first by one of the "Apollo 11" astronauts--documents the journey Aldrin made from childhood that  Read more...

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