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The Challenger Disaster: Tragedy in the Skies: History Comics


Series
History Comics

written and illustrated by
Pranas T. Naujokaitis

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
First Second
Imprint
Print
ISBN
9781250174291
POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Social Issue: Harsh Realities of Life , Violence: Death
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Turn back the clock with History Comics! This volume of First Second's new nonfiction series introduces readers to the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986.

Let this graphic novel be your time machine—experience history like never before! Fight for equality in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, train with the first civilian selected for a mission to space, help spark a rebellion at the Stonewall Riot, and so much more! With History Comics, the past comes alive in a way that's edifying, entertaining, and relevant to kids' lives.

In this volume, turn the clock back to January 28, 1986. Seven astronauts boarded the space shuttle Challenger on what was intended to be a routine mission. But then disaster struck. What caused the mid-air explosion? Would future crewed space missions be permanently grounded? In this imaginative tale set in a far-off future a group of curious kids investigates the hard questions surrounding the Challenger explosion.

POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Social Issue: Harsh Realities of Life , Violence: Death

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

128

Trim Size

8 1/2" x 6"

Dewey

363.12

AR

0: points 0

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

0

JLG Release

Dec 2020

Book Genres

Nonfic

Topics

Challenger (spacecraft). Space vehicle accidents. Astronauts. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Whistleblowing. Space shuttles. Accident investigations. Politics and government. Government oversight. Space travel. Manned space flight.

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