What Really Happened in Roswell?: Just the Facts (Plus the Rumors) About UFOs and Aliens

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9780688172480: What Really Happened in Roswell?: Just the Facts (Plus the Rumors) About UFOs and Aliens

Did aliens really crash in Roswell?

Is the government trying to hide the truth from you?

Find out what really happened in Roswell, New Mexico. What started all the whispers about flying saucer sighting, UFO crash landings, and frozen alien bodies in storage at the U.S. Air Force Base? People said they saw strange flying disks in the sky. Oddly colored wreckage was found in the desert. Rumors flew that weird creatures were roaming the area -- creatures from outer space!

After all these years, isn't if time you found out the truth about what really happened in Roswell?

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About the Author:

Kathleen Krull has garnered starred reviews and awards for her many books. The Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC, honored her with its Nonfiction Award for her body of work that "has contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children." She lives in San Diego, California, with her husband and sometime writing partner, Paul Brewer.



Christopher Santoro has been illustrating children's books for more than thirty years, including Grandpappy Snippy Snappies; A Pie Went By, a NEST Literary Classic; and the Dom DeLuise picture books Charlie the Caterpillar, Hansel and Gretel, The Nightingale, and King Bob's New Clothes. Christopher has been honored by the Society of Illustrators, the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the American Library Association, and The New Yorker. He lives in Key West, Florida, with two cats, Ernie and Truman, and a dog, Stuart.

From School Library Journal:

Grade 4-7-Krull describes the typical facts that are presented in most works about UFOs and a possible alien crash near Roswell, NM, in 1947. Various government explanations for debris found on a ranch managed by Vernon "Mac" Brazel are included. Pilot Kenneth Arnold's "flying saucer" sighting in the same year is recounted briefly as well. Whimsical alien faces and hands plus bowler-hat-shaped spaceships peek out of every corner of the pages. Humorous full-page pencil drawings, including one depicting three aliens heading for the Roswell Diner, alternate with more straightforward illustrations of the topics. This volume also has a serious side, featuring an 11-item bibliography and a listing of five well-chosen Web sites. This appealing package offers standard information about the long-standing mystery, but the subject is lightened by the playful art.
Ann G. Brouse, Steele Memorial Library, Elmira, NY
Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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