there is the Moon,
cold and quiet,
no air, no life,
but glowing in the sky.”
‘First, I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth.’ So President John F. Kennedy stated his goals for the United States in space in May of 1961.”
The inspiring story of Apollo 11’s mission to the Moon. Absolutely beautiful, wondrous and awe-inspiring. Brian Floca takes us to the moon and back and sheds light on the incredible people who helped make travel to the Moon possible and the details that went into such a monumental task.
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 was written and illustrated by Brian Floca and published by Richard Jackson Books/Atheneum Books for Young Readers.