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Touchdown Mars!

3.47  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  6 reviews
From loading the spacecraft, lifting off from Earth, spending months floating around a spacecraft (working and playing), researching the surface of Mars and its moons, to the journey back home, eight young astronauts complete an exploratory mission to Mars.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published May 8th 2000 by Putnam Juvenile
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Jun 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
Read the green for a read aloud and there's tons more info for reading alone!
Feb 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars
I liked this book. I liked the pictures and the information.
Now, the layout of the book on the other hand, is a little disjointed, but I enjoyed all the facts and details. Not sure how accurate all the info is now that we have the Mar Rover on Mars. I would guess the basic info is correct.

1st--after 4 hours in the car I am over it....I can't imagine being in a space craft for 11 MONTHS...claustrophobia, annoying crew mates etc And then to keep you time etc.

Very interesting
The Brothers
Jan 16, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: alphabet, mars, planets
An alphabet book focusing on a mission to Mars. Each page has a letter and then a word within the text is highlighted in red to demonstrate that letter. There's also little notes about the different parts of the journey.

Okay illustrations.
Caitlin Bonde
Mar 14, 2012 rated it really liked it
The ABCs of going into space/mars as a (child) astronaut. Very creative way to learn about Mars. Also includes a "Mars A-B-Cyclopedia".
May 13, 2013 rated it it was ok
it was ok
Fun alphabet for young readers interested in space and science. Great inclusive and diverse illustrations.
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