Neil Armstrong inspired a nation when he became the first astronaut to step onto the Moon. Wouldn’t it be great to find out how that felt to him? Read this book in order to get to know Neil Armstrong and discover the skills and qualities he has needed to become a pioneer of space exploration.
About the Author
Elizabeth Raum has written over two-dozen nonfiction books for young readers, including a biography of Louis Armstrong for Capstone Press. Over the years, she has worked as a middle school and high school English teacher, an elementary school librarian, and a college library director. Elizabeth Raum has written many nonfiction books for children. Two of her Capstone You Choose books, Orphan Trains: An Interactive History Adventure (2011) and Can You Survive Storm Chasing? (2012), are Junior Library Guild selections. Elizabeth lives in Michigan with her husband, Richard.
Table of Contents
First on the Moon Childhood Flying College Combat pilot Test pilot Astronaut Gemini 8 Apollo 11 Landing on the Moon First small step Fame Life out of the spotlight.