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George and the Blue Moon

(George #5)

4.41  ·  Rating details ·  177 ratings  ·  14 reviews
George and his best friend, Annie have been selected as junior astronauts - part of a programme that trains up young people for a trip to Mars in the future. This is everything they've ever wanted - they get to be a part of up-to-the minute space discoveries and meet a bunch of new friends who are as fascinated by the universe as they are.

But when they arrive at space camp
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published March 3rd 2016 by Doubleday Childrens
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Vityska
Aug 11, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Це літо може стати для Джорджа та Енні ще одним кроком до мрії: вони дізнаються про відбір дітлахів у тренувальний табір, в якому готуватимуть кандидатів для польотів на Марс! Реальних і повноцінних польотів, у ракеті, а не через портал суперкомп’ютера Космоса. Звісно, друзі заповнюють анкету і схрещують пальці, аби потрапити в табір. І хоч за місце в таборі змагаються найрозумніші дітлахи з усього світу, Джордж та Енні мають значно більше причин потрапити туди.

Бо вони не лише прагнуть стати май
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Книжни Криле
Ако трябва да се спра на една младежка поредица, която да окачествя като най-стойностна, градивна и успешно балансираща между неподправено забавление и образователния фактор, то май първото място се полага на космическите пътешествия на Джордж! Родните читатели явно също оценяват достойнствата на детските романи на покойния учен Стивън Хокинг и дъщеря му Луси, тъй като от изд. „Сиела” наскоро ни зарадваха с вече петото заглавие от серията. А „Джордж и синята луна” по нищо не отстъпва на предходн ...more
Aryan Mahesh
Apr 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
‘George and the Blue Moon’ is currently the latest book of the George series which contains five books with adventures in space. From a black hole rescue mission to old revenge stories to stopping a maniac from sending unsuspecting humans onto the surface of an icy celestial desert, the series has it all. The series was written by one of the greatest minds of the century-Stephen Hawking-along with his daughter Lucy Hawking.

Before I give you a summary, I suggest reading the earlier books in the s
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Critterbee❇
The George series is a middle grade series by Stephen and Lucy Hawking, and features George and Annie, two young scientists who are interested in space travel and cosmology.

In this outing, George and Annie deal with cyber-bullying, explore space, and are chosen to be future astronauts sent to Mars.

I like that the book has several fascinating essays on different subjects (Volcanoes, Oceans, the moon Europa) that are written clearly and in a manner that is able to be understood by younger readers
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Robert
George and the Blue Moon by Lucy Hawking and Stephen Hawking is the next book of the series. When George and his best friend, Annie, join a youth astronaut training camp, not all is well. Mysterious things start occurring; for example, (view spoiler)

The nonfiction pages within the story provide lots of information on what happens in
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Kanta
Jan 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
A rollercoaster ride from beginning to end - the storyline of this book is much better than that of its predecessors. Most of the science is pitched at a lower level than previously: some of the earlier books overshot the 8+ age range a bit by including very advanced physics and computer science. The ending is quite a shocker.
Brenda
Jul 05, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's a strong conclusion to the series. Space and science enthusiasts will be interested in the debate these books are sure to illicit. I am glad they promote the view of science as something every changing and growing - while also being interconnected - story to story - scientific discipline to scientific discipline.
Libri &
Aug 05, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Kyrie
I like that this series has essays explaining concepts in more depth scattered throughout the story. I might like it better if each was at a chapter's end just because it irritates me a little that I feel like I have to pause in the reading to read the essay or bookmark it for later when I'm caught up in the tale.

It deals with the chance to travel in space, cyber bullying, people being overly competitive, and also learning how to put up with people you don't initially like. While the characters
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Vlad Romanenko
Oct 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Отримав справжнє задоволення від читання. Середина книжки - захоплююча пригодницька фантастика коли не знаєш що буде далі. Які ж пригоди спіткають наших героїв, як їм вдасться викрутитись з усіх випробувань? На жаль кінець книжки більш простий і не такий захоплюючий. Але тим не менш, ставлю максимальний бал з огляду на цільову аудиторію.
Frankie Paige
Nov 25, 2018 rated it liked it
It might be accurate in its science, but it's clunky in its execution. It reads like an attempt to combine Ender's Game and My Teacher Is An Alien that somehow manages to reproduce all of their shortcomings without any of the flair.

Eh.
Rohit Patil
Oct 09, 2018 rated it liked it
A children's book. Similar to Hardy Boys and Famous Five.
Jamie
Feb 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was again, really interesting
Veronika Víghova
Jan 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Len som sa utvrdila v tom, že Gregorove a Ankine vesmírne dobrodružstvá sú moja najobľúbenejšia detská séria. Ako vždy, výborné čítanie.
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Lucy Hawking is a novelist who has also written several children's books in collaboration with her father, physicist Stephen W. Hawking.

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