John Glenn

Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439113295
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These books reaffirm the importance of our American heritage. We hope you learn to love the heroes and heroines who helped shape this great country.

Sunita Williams A Star In Space

Author: Aravinda Anatharaman
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9351188728
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(Non-fiction) Neil Armstrong–Young Pilot (Aladdin, 1996); John GlennYoung
Astronaut (Aladdin, 2000). Both titles in the Childhood of Famous Americans
series. This is a great introduction to two pioneering astronauts in a very readable
and engrossing format. (Biography) Space Race by Tom Clohosy Cole (Nobrow
Press, 2012): An illustrated chronicle of the space era. It's a beautifully visual
book and if you can find it, you must add to your collection! (Illustrated) Astronaut
Academy ...

Making Nonfiction And Other Informational Texts Come Alive

Author: Kathy Pike
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780205366095
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chronicles the childhood of many famous Americans; chapter books, black and
white illustrations, dialogue, table of contents, fictionalized details and
conversations added to make stories alive SAMPLE TITLES: John Glenn: Young
Astronaut; Louisa May Alcott: Young Novelist; Jim Hensen: Young Puppeter;
Rosa Parks: Young Rebel; Eleanor Roosevelt: Fighter for Social Justice. □
Cornerstones of Freedom ...

John Glenn

Author: Rafael Tilton
ISBN: 9781560066897
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Books M. Scott Carpenter et al., We Seven, by the Astronauts Themsleves. ... A
four-part biography coordinated with biographies of three other famous people:
George Wallace, Jane Fonda, and Phyllis Schlafly. Contains ... Philip N. Pierce
and Karl Schuon, John H. Glenn, Astronaut. New York: Franklin Watts, 1962. This
young adult biography has many exciting conversations with Glenn about
preparing for spaceflight and his time in the Friendship 7 module. Values
Americans Live By.

Twentieth Century Americans

Author: Voice of America (Organization)
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AMERICAN. ASTRONAUTS .. One year later, Sally Ride left NASA Oklahoma.
She is. It was July 20, 1969. Millions of people around the world were watching
television. They saw the first human being walk on the moon. His name was Neil
... JOHN. GLENN. One American astronaut made two trips in space—36 years
apart. He is the world's oldest space traveler, John Glenn. On February 20, 1962,
NASA launched John Glenn in a small Mercury spaceship named Friendship


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The new President's voice kept fading in and out on the radio as he made his
inaugural address, and John Glenn kept hitting the wheel in apparent Jrustration.
He's either terribly moved by Kennedy's speech, I thought, or the poor reception
is driving him nuts. A weekorsolater, I learned the real reason. On January 19,
Alan Shepard, not Glenn, had been picked to make the first American flight into
space. Last spring, when the shuttle Columbia fell into sight on the TV screens
exactly on ...

Something About The Author

Author: Thomson Gale
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787687946
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Facts and Pictures about Authors and Illustrators of Books for Young People
Thomson Gale Lisa Kumar. Rocket Man: The Mercury Adventure of John Glenn,
Peachtree (Atlanta, GA), 2004. The Diary of Sam Watkins, a Confederate Soldier,
illustrated by Laszlo Kubinyi, Benchmark Books (New York, NY), 2004. The
Amazing Mr. Franklin; or, The Boy Who Read Everything, Peachtree (Atlanta, GA)
, 2004. Pteranodon: The Life Story of a Pterosaur, illustrated by Phil Wilson,
Abrams (New ...