Missiles and Spy Satellites

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This title explores the military origins of the Space Race, including the geopolitics of the Cold War, the race to build intercontinental ballistic missiles, and sophisticated reconnaissance satellites. Will include information about Germany's development of the V-1 "buzz bomb" and V-2 missiles of World War II, and the United States enlistment of Wernher von Braun, the German scientist known as the father of rocketry. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 5
BISACS JNF051010, JNF025080
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Science & Technology, Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Abdo & Daughters
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2018-12-15
ISBN 9781532118302, 9781532171550
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 629.4
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 990
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents
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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.

Author: John Hamilton