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What S It Like In Space

Author : Ariel Waldman
ISBN : 9781452148717
Genre : Science
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Everyone wonders what it's really like in space, but very few of us have ever had the chance to experience it firsthand. This captivating illustrated collection brings together stories from dozens of international astronauts—men and women who've actually been there—who have returned with accounts of the sometimes weird, often funny, and awe-inspiring sensations and realities of being in space. With playful artwork accompanying each, here are the real stories behind backwards dreams, "moon face," the tricks of sleeping in zero gravity and aiming your sneeze during a spacewalk, the importance of packing hot sauce, and dozens of other cosmic quirks and amazements that come with travel in and beyond low Earth orbit.

New Scientist

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : OSU:32437010716740
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Life Rules

Author : Natalie Calder
ISBN : 9781452526430
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Life Rules! is an inspirational tale of friendship and new beginnings. Trinity and Joel have had a tough year. Their father passed away, their mother has to work two jobs to make ends meet, and to top it all off Joel is being picked on incessantly by the school bully. Life couldn't get much worse. That is, until a new family moves to town and introduces them to a life they could never have dreamed of, a life in which they can have, be, or do anything they ever hoped or wished for. If you've ever felt that you're more powerful than you get credit for, you're right! This book not only tells a tale of new beginnings but will show you how to make your own dreams come true.

The Continuing Story Of The International Space Station

Author : Peter Bond
ISBN : 185233567X
Genre : Science
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In this fascinating and well-written text Peter Bond describes the development and evolution of space stations. Particular emphasis is placed on the International Space Station, beginning with the revolution that began in 1970, when Salyut 1, the world's first space station was sent into orbit by the Soviet Union. Defeated in the race to the Moon, the Soviets redirected their efforts towards the conquest of near-Earth space. In the next three decades, their increasingly large and sophisticated structures rewrote the history books as cosmonauts continued to push back all space endurance records. In clear and concise language the book explains how the human exploitation of low-Earth orbit is about to change.

Space Traveler

Author : James Vincent
ISBN : 9781462065448
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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James Vincent is a "world class" musician. That he is not a household name is entirely by his choice, yet almost all who have seen him perform or heard his recordings have become his fans. He has written a unique, brutally honest account of his life his childhood and discovery of the guitar; his going on the road at seventeen to play in seedy dives and military service clubs; later, in famous upscale clubs across the country; then making records and playing huge concert venues. James gives us an inside look at the recording industry the studios, the performers, producers and promoters. He gives us behind the scenes insights into many famous personalities names like Santana, Garcia, Harrison and Cetera, and acknowledges some unsung heroes in the music world. His cast of characters includes the very rich and the down and out, the saint and the prostitute, the famous, the infamous and the very bizarre. This is a story about learning the hard way; about dysfunctional families, choices and consequences, lust, infidelity, despair, triumph, tragedy, friendship and betrayal. Most of all, it is a life's journey to discover the meaning of unconditional love and spiritual fulfillment. It is indeed, an odyssey. ?R.J.M.

Kids To Space

Author : Lonnie Jones Schorer
ISBN : 1894959426
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Experts answer questions posed by elementary school children regarding space travel and exploration.

Just Right Plays 15 Plays About Famous Americans For Emergent Readers

Author : Carol Pugliano-Martin
ISBN : 0439323339
Genre : Drama
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Connect reading and social studies with 15 engaging and easy-to-read plays about famous Americans such as George Washington, Betsy Ross, Martin Luther King, Jr., Pocahontas, Harriet Tubman, and more! Kids will enjoy learning about these fascinating figures while building reading and oral-language skills. Designed for emergent readers, the plays feature simple, predictable language, as well as rhyme and repetition. Includes background information and extension activities. For use with Grades K-2.

Fallen Astronauts

Author : Colin Burgess
ISBN : 0803202415
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author serves up a touching, long-overdue tribute to the astronauts who died while pursuing their very difficult jobs, including the victims of the Apollo fire and the two Gemini astronauts killed in a plane wreck, as well as others. Simultaneous. (History)

Air Space Smithsonian

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