Papa put a man on the moon / Kristy Dempsey ; ... Read More
- 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
- ISBN: 9780735230743
- ISBN: 0735230749
- Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, 
Marthanne's whole community is excited about the ... Read More
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Space flight to the moon > Fiction.
- School Library Journal Reviews : SLJ Reviews 2019 May
Copyright 2019 School Library Journal.
PreS-Gr 3âThis picture book is a stunning tribute to members of the author's own family who worked in a textile mill that produced fabric for the Apollo 11 space suits. Told from the perspective of Marthanne, the daughter of a textile worker, this story seamlessly weaves together the excitement of the moon landing with the tale of the people who contributed to the historical event. In contrast to Marthanne's elevated sense of pride, her father's humility about his important role in the launch reflects the American spirit of the time period. With its detailed and bold illustrations, this book is sure to appeal to a wide audience, adults included. VERDICTA highly recommended purchase for any library, this book has a unique perspective on how every little piece works together to accomplish something great.â Jasmine L. Precopio, Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh