Item description for Alan Shepard: Higher and Faster (Heroes of History) by Janet Benge & Geoff Benge...
Overview Fascinated with flight since childhood, Alan Shepard's life-long passion led him from constructing model planes in his grandfather's basement to attaining national hero status as the first American launched into space. Hailed as "America's Lindbergh of Space," Shepard's achievements in aviation, business, and philanthropy inspire all who dare to live their dreams (1923-1998). Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.
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Studio: Emerald Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.9" Width: 5.42" Height: 0.68" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Emerald Books
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Heroes Of History
Series Number 18
ISBN 1932096418 ISBN13 9781932096415
Availability 0 units.
More About Janet Benge & Geoff Benge
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
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