McReynolds, Linda

Eight Days Gone

(3) K-3 Illustrated by Ryan O'Rourke. "Nation watching, / bated breath. / Eagle landing-- / life or death." Brief rhyming couplets tell the historic story of Apollo 11's 1969 moon landing mission. Blocky stylized illustrations, simplified down to the bare basics, capture atmosphere, import, and emotion. An author's note provides context. Reading list, websites.


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