I Am Neil Armstrong
Neil Armstrong's journey to the moon is the focus of the fifteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes
This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes greatthe traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of one of America's icons in a lively, conversational way that works well for the youngest nonfiction readers and that always includes the hero's childhood influences. At the back are an excellent timeline and photos. This volume tells the story of Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon.
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Neil Armstrong read more than 100 books in one year when he was in first grade.
At the launch for Apollo 11, there were almost one million people present at Cape Kennedy.
Neil Armstrong spent a total of 8 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes, and 30 seconds in space.
The Apollo 11 rocket had to travel at over 24,000 miles per hour to get to outer space.