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Travel aboard the American and U.S.S.R. spacecrafts during their historic first meeting in space! Children join Kevin and Lucy as they are suddenly transported from the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum into outer space, becoming U.S.S.R. cosmonaut Alexei Leonov and American astronaut Thomas Stafford. Lucy and Kevin come face-to-face with each other, as the hatches between the two spacecrafts open and the two friends shake hands, successfully completing the Apollo-Soyuz Mission. In Handshake in Space: The Apollo-Soyuz Test, children learn how a simple handshake between astronauts of two rival countries can offer hope that countries can set their differences aside and work together toward a common goal. This 32-page, beautifully illustrated book comes with additional information about the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project and a glossary of key terms to extend the learning fun!
- Large, colorful illustrations on every page
- An interesting story with historical facts
- 32 pages, including glossary
- Easy-to-download audiobook
- Appropriate for Reading Level: Grades 2-4
- Appropriate for Interest Level: 6-12 years
- Paperback dimensions: 8 x 10 inches
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Sheri Tan received her B.A. in Communication from Mills College in Oakland, California, first working as a reporter for an Asian-American newspaper in San Francisco. In 1986, Sheri moved to New York to pursue a career in book publishing. She is now a Senior Editor. Ms. Tan has written a number of books for children, including a biography of Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor, Seiji Ozawa. She holds a black belt in Shotokan karate, and has also taught this martial arts style. Sheri grew up in Singapore and now lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Book Description San Val, 1998. School & Library Binding. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0613515528
Book Description San Val, 1998. Condition: New. Higgins Bond (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0613515528