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Author Mitton, Jacqueline.
Title Moon / written by Jacqueline Mitton.
Pub Info New York : DK Pub., c2009.
book jacket
 Aquinnah Juv Collection  J 523.3 MIT     AVAILABLE
Descript 72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), photos. (chiefly col.), ports (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 clip art CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Series DK eyewitness books
DK eyewitness books.
Note "Learn all about the moon - from the earliest legends to the Apollo moon landings, and beyond" --Cover.
Includes index.
Copy 2 published without clip art disc and fold-out wall chart.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 68), glossary, timeline and index.
Contents Moon, myth, imagination -- Earth's partner -- A waltz in space -- Moon's calendar -- Eclipses -- Tides -- Birth of the Moon -- Moon takes shape -- Moon's surface -- Craters -- Moon rock -- Other moons -- Telescope era -- From dream to reality -- Space race -- Destination Moon -- Apollo spacecraft -- Getting men on the Moon -- Dressed for space -- Giant leap -- Exploring the Moon -- Further Soviet exploration -- Living in space -- New lunar invasion -- Return to the Moon -- This time to stay -- A job on the Moon -- Near side -- Far side -- Lunar timeline -- Hall of fame.
Summary A guide to the Moon discusses its physical characteristics, relationship to the Earth, and the history of human reactions to and exploration of it.
Subject Moon -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Books with discs.
Books with discs.
Alt Title Eyewitness moon
At head of title: Eyewitness
ISBN 9780756645427
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