The Space Race
When Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong stepped on the Moon on July 20, 1969, it signaled the end of a decades-long Cold War rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union. This book series will examine the history, technology, and personalities behind the Space Race, the global struggle to dominate the heavens. These six titles will explore the political and military origins of the Space Race, reconnaissance satellites, the race to the Moon, and later ventures that required cooperation between the superpowers. It will also feature biographies of many of the pioneers of space, including astronauts, cosmonauts, plus scientists and politicians on both sides. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2020
- Fall 2019
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|Subject||History, Science & Technology, Social Studies|
|Imprint||Abdo & Daughters|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
The Space Race – Booklist
. . . readers will find themselves immersed in the excitement. Clean, spare layouts help keep readers focused on the books’ content, and historic photos are included on every page, showing the awesome spectacle of space travel and giving faces to the many famous names of that era.