Missiles and Spy Satellites
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|
|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.