Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon
Illustrator: Thomas Gonzalez
Powerful verse and stunning illustrations tell the true story of the American effort to land the first man on the Moon.
More about Team Apollo. “Bringing Apollo 11 Home.” Author’s note. Illustrator’s note. Selected bibliography. Online resources. Quote sources. Full-color illustrations were rendered in pastel, colored pencil, and airbrush.
JLG Release: Nov 2018
Awards & Honors
NSTA Best STEM Books - 2019
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
Publishers Weekly*, Booklist*, School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews
10 1/4" x 11"
Level 6.4; Points: 1;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 7.3; Points: 5;
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Project Apollo, History of space flight to the moon, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Twentieth-century US history, Human spaceflight, Moon, Astronauts, Outer space,