Smithsonian Reader: Apollo 11: Mission to the Moon Level 2

Smithsonian Reader: Apollo 11: Mission to the Moon Level 2

by Courtney Acampora


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A celebration of Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary!

Developed in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Reader: Apollo 11: Mission to the Moon Level 2 celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first time humans stepped foot on the Moon. This reader is designed to encourage reading comprehension while covering one of the most important feats in American history. From president John F. Kennedy’s declaration to land a man on the Moon to astronaut Neil Armstrong’s first steps, children will learn all about Apollo 11, while building reading skills with the carefully designed leveling structure. After reading this introduction to nonfiction, children can use the included quiz to reinforce reading comprehension.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781684126552
Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books
Publication date: 05/14/2019
Series: Smithsonian Leveled Readers
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 348,896
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 3 - 5 Years

About the Author

Courtney Acampora holds a B.A. in art history from San Diego State University and a M.A. from the University of Arizona. Currently working in publishing, Courtney's lifelong love for both art and books fused together and gave her the opportunity to write and create engaging books for kids. Courtney lives in San Diego, California. 

Table of Contents

Earth's Moon 3

What Is a Moon? 4

The Space Race 6


Learning About the Moon 10

The Apollo Program 12

Apollo 11 16

The Journey Home 24

After Apollo 11 26

Apollo 11's Legacy 28

Quiz 30

Glossary 32

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