How a Seamstress Helped Put Man on the Moon
There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of other talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but they are determined to try.
Based on the incredible true story behind the spacesuit that astronauts wore on the first moon walk and the team of women who sewed it together.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Category||STEM, STEM: Space Science|
|Publisher||Maverick Arts Publishing Ltd|
|Number of Pages||36|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JUV014000, JUV039140, JUV016150|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 9.5|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||503827|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Awards, Original artwork, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
- Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year
“. . . Donald provides a window into a little-told piece of history that is sure to intrigue.”—Publishers Weekly
“An outstanding contribution to the recent spate of reminders that women too helped send men to the moon.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
Author: Alison Donald
Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Alison Donald now lives in the UK with her husband and three children. She is a writer and works as a pediatric occupational therapist, helping children with special needs reach their potential.
Illustrator: Ariel Landy
As soon as Ariel Landy learned how to draw a sky beyond a blue scribbled line, she knew she wanted to be an illustrator. Ariel aims to create illustrations that are imaginative, whimsical, and original. She lives in New York City.
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There is a competition to make the spacesuit for the first moon landing! Ellie, an ordinary woman, is asked to lead a team of other talented seamstresses. No one believes they can win, but they are determined to try. Based on the incredible true story behind the spacesuit… View available downloads →