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The Resource Rocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn, Ruth Ashby

Rocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn, Ruth Ashby

Label
Rocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn
Title
Rocket man
Title remainder
the Mercury adventure of John Glenn
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Ashby
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1962, Astronaut John Glenn orbits the earth in the Friendship 7 spacecraft. This dramatic story of John Glenn's neardisastrous mission in Friendship 7 also takes young readers through his smalltown Ohio boyhood, his extraordinary experiences as a fighter pilot in two wars, and his life as an astronaut. Annotation. This dramatic story of John Glenn's near-disastrous mission in Friendship 7 also takes young readers through his small-town Ohio boyhood, his extraordinary experiences as a fighter pilot in two wars, and his life as an astronaut. From his childhood years in Ohio and his service as a fighter pilot in two wars to his training for his space flight and beyond, the incredible story of this accomplished pilot, veteran, astronaut, and U.S. senator is told in great detail with colorful illustrations
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ashby, Ruth
Dewey number
  • 629.45/0092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
870 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
TL789.8.U6
LC item number
M4137 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hunt, Robert
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Project Mercury (U.S.)
  • Glenn, John
  • Astronauts
  • Legislators
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Rocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn, Ruth Ashby
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First trade paperback edition published in 2019
  • Distributor and/or edition may vary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rocket Man -- All-American Boy -- Up, Up, and Away -- Faster Than a Speeding Bullet -- Becoming an Astronaut -- The Star Sailors -- Mean Machines -- Into the Space Age -- Waiting Game -- The Mission -- Flying-by-Wire -- "Just the Normal Day in Space" -- One American Legend -- Space Explorers
Control code
sky201201315
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
117 pages
Isbn
9781561453238
Lccn
2004005549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
kp 03/19
Other control number
  • 765288532345
  • 978156145238
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Rocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn, Ruth Ashby
Publication
Note
  • First trade paperback edition published in 2019
  • Distributor and/or edition may vary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Rocket Man -- All-American Boy -- Up, Up, and Away -- Faster Than a Speeding Bullet -- Becoming an Astronaut -- The Star Sailors -- Mean Machines -- Into the Space Age -- Waiting Game -- The Mission -- Flying-by-Wire -- "Just the Normal Day in Space" -- One American Legend -- Space Explorers
Control code
sky201201315
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
117 pages
Isbn
9781561453238
Lccn
2004005549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
kp 03/19
Other control number
  • 765288532345
  • 978156145238
Other physical details
illustrations

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