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Air and Space

For those who dream of being airborne, rather than earthbound — fiction and nonfiction about inventors, adventurers, and technological innovations that allow mankind to travel by air and explore space.

Eyes on the Skies: 400 Years of Telescopic Discovery

Govert Schilling, Lars Lindberg Christensen
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2009
Seven Wonders of Space Technology

Seven Wonders of Space Technology

Fred Bortz
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2010

T-Minus: The Race to the Moon

Jim Ottaviani
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2009
Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon

Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon

Catherine Thimmesh
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2006
one small step

One Small Step

P.B. Kerr
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2004

This Place Has No Atmosphere

Paula Danzinger
Age Level:
Middle Grade

Have Spacesuit, Will Travel

Robert A. Heinlein
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fantasy, Fiction
Published:
1995
Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream

Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream

Tanya Lee Stone
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography, Nonfiction
Published:
2009
Dragonwings

Dragonwings

Laurence Yep
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
1975