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One giant leap: the story of Neil Armstrong

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As a young boy, Neil Armstrong had a recurring dream in which he held his breath and floated high above the people, houses, and cars. He spent his free time reading stacks of flying magazines, building model airplanes, and staring through the homemade telescope mounted on the roof of his neighbor's garage. As a teenager, Neil became obsessed with the idea of flight, working 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. Here is the inspiring story of one boy's dream - a dream of flying that landed him more than 200,000 miles away in space, gazing upon the awesome sight of a tiny earth hanging suspended in a perfectly black sky. On the thirtieth anniversary of the moon landing, Don Brown's expressive story reveals the achievement of this American legend, Neil Armstrong, re
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9780758790002
9780395884010
9780547349794
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Level 4.6, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 670L
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Full title one giant leap the story of neil armstrong
Author brown don
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subject_facet Armstrong, Neil, -- 1930-2012 -- Juvenile literature, Astronauts, Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display One giant leap : the story of Neil Armstrong
title_full One Giant Leap The Story of Neil Armstrong, One giant leap : the story of Neil Armstrong / Don Brown
title_short One giant leap :
title_sub the story of Neil Armstrong
topic_facet Armstrong, Neil, Astronauts, Biography, Biography & Autobiography, Juvenile Nonfiction, Juvenile literature