One Giant Leap: The Story of Neil Armstrong

One Giant Leap: The Story of Neil Armstrong

by Don Brown
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One Giant Leap: The Story of Neil Armstrong by Don Brown

As a young boy, Neil Armstrong had a recurring dream in which he held his breath and floated high in the sky. He spent his free time reading stacks of flying magazines, building model airplanes, and staring through a homemade telescope. As a teenager, Neil worked odd jobs to pay for flying lessons at a nearby airport. He earned his student pilot’s license on his sixteenth birthday. But who was to know that this shy boy, who also loved books and music, would become the first person to set foot on the moon, on July 20, 1969.

Don Brown is the award-winning author and illustrator of many picture book biographies. He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and his delicate watercolor paintings that evoke the excitement, humor, pain, and joy of lives lived with passion. School Library Journal has called him "a current pacesetter who has put the finishing touches on the standards for storyographies.” He lives in New York with his family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547349794
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 09/24/2001
Sold by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 451,118
Lexile: AD670L (what's this?)
File size: 11 MB
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Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

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Don Brown is the award-winning author and illustrator of many picture book biographies. He has been widely praised for his resonant storytelling and his delicate watercolor paintings that evoke the excitement, humor, pain, and joy of lives lived with passion. School Library Journal has called him "a current pacesetter who has put the finishing touches on the standards for storyographies." He lives in New York with his family.

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