John Glenn: Space Pioneer
In 1962, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. In 1998, he became the oldest person to do so. Explore his life from his childhood in 1920s Ohio to his second trip into space, including the space program's early days, his years as a United States senator, and a comparison of his space adventures, from training to landing.
Library Binding, 48 pages
Published June 16th 2000 by Millbrook Press
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Carmen Bredeson is the author of The Spindletop Gusher: The Story of the Texas Oil Boom. She has also written more than 50 non-fiction books for children on topics such as space, exploration, holidays, history and geology. She travels the world getting ideas for her books with her husband, a petroleum engineer. She lives in Katy, Texas.More about Carmen Bredeson...