Wernher von Braun: Revolutionary Rocket Engineer
Meet Wernher von Braun, who developed the booster rocket that won the Space Race for the United States! Follow von Braun's story from his early work developing the V-2 ballistic missile to his development of the Saturn V booster rocket that took Apollo 11 to the moon. Infographics, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Biographies, History, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Space Crusaders – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Straightforward writing, appealing visuals, and depth of content make this a series not to miss. Top-notch for both assignment writing and pleasure reading, this is a great purchase for any collection serving elementary students.