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Rocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn

by Ashby, Ruth,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 92G GLENN Ash
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 92G GLENN Ash
 
 
Northland Public Library Children's Biography J B GLENN
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Biography
 
Call Number  J B GLENN
 
 
Summary
In 1962, Astronaut John Glenn orbits the earth in the Friendship 7 spacecraft. This dramatic story of John Glenn's neardisastrous mission in Friendship 7 also takes young readers through his smalltown Ohio boyhood, his extraordinary experiences as a fighter pilot in two wars, and his life as an astronaut. Annotation. This dramatic story of John Glenn's near-disastrous mission in Friendship 7 also takes young readers through his small-town Ohio boyhood, his extraordinary experiences as a fighter pilot in two wars, and his life as an astronaut. From his childhood years in Ohio and his service as a fighter pilot in two wars to his training for his space flight and beyond, the incredible story of this accomplished pilot, veteran, astronaut, and U.S. senator is told in great detail with colorful illustrations.
Contents
Rocket Man
All-American Boy
Up, Up, and Away
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
Becoming an Astronaut
The Star Sailors
Mean Machines
Into the Space Age
Waiting Game
The Mission
Flying-by-Wire
"Just the Normal Day in Space"
One American Legend
Space Explorers.

Additional Information
Subjects Glenn, John, -- 1921-2016 -- Juvenile literature.
Glenn, John, -- 1921-
Project Mercury (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Literature.
Publisher Atlanta, Ga. :2019
Edition 1st trade paperback edition.
Contributors Hunt, Robert, 1952- illustrator.
Language English
Description 117 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 117).
ISBN 9781549093210 (prebind)
1549093215 (prebind)
9781682631041
1682631044
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