Annotations for Spacebusters : The Race to the Moon

Baker & Taylor
Describes the voyage of Apollo 11, its three astronauts, and details of the mission that put the first man on the moon in 1969

Penguin Putnam
The US pledged to send a man to the Moon before the end of the 1960s. Here is the story of that race against time. This big book version of the DK Reader is ideal for shared reading during class. DK Big Readers provide excellent opportunities for students to understand what is involved in the reading process, such as cueing the text, location information, understanding print conventions, and -- most importantly -- learning to enjoy books! Normal-sized DK Readers can be used by individuals and pairs of students to rehearse and consolidate what they have learned in group sessions. Stunning DK photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging g, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge.