Book Reviews: Children’s Books

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Category: Children’s Books Reviewed by: Casey Suire Title: Goodnight Moon Base Author: Brett Hoffstadt Illustrator: Steve Tanaka Format: Hardcover/Paperback/Kindle Pages: 32 Publisher: Aero Maestro Date:

This Space Available, By Emily Carney. A recent addition to the Apollo library, John Rocco’s How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and
If the goal is to inspire and inform a younger generation to be involved in space, including lunar settlement in particular, Dyson’s book accomplishes this
Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon, by Suzanne Slade. Reviewed by Clifford R. McMurray. Especially wonderful about this children’s book about Apollo are the illustrations

Category: Children’s Books Reviewed by: Ted Spitzmiller Title: Daring Dozen: The Twelve who Walked on the Moon Author: Suzanne Slade Illustrator: Alan Marks NSS Amazon link for

Children love nursery rhymes and Hey-Ho to Mars We’ll Go is a captivating version of the classic, The Farmer in the Dell. Parents or other
As we approach the 2019 50th Anniversary of the first landing on the Moon, this beautiful book is a perfect introduction for the younger generation
Miguel and Michelle Visit Spaceport America by Loretta Hall (2017). This book captures the experience of two children on a school field trip to New
Mission to Pluto by Mary Kay Carson (2017). Outstanding “group biography” including profiles of the New Horizons mission team members and the dwarf planet itself.
The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield with Kate Fillion (2016). Inspired by the childhood of a real-life astronaut, this book encourages readers to dream the

Category: Children’s Book Reviewed by: Marianne Dyson Title: Nefertiti the Spidernaut: The Jumping Spider Who Learned to Hunt in Space Author: Darcy Pattison Illustrator: Valeria

Category: Children’s Book Reviewed by: Marianne Dyson Title: Saving Mars Author: Cidney Swanson Ages: 10 to YA NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Paperback/Kindle

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