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Author Orr, Tamra.

Title Alan Shepard : the first American in space / Tamra B. Orr.

Imprint New York : Rosen Pub. Group, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 92 SHEPARD,A ORR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Series Library of astronaut biographies
Note "Rosen Central."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-108) and index.
Contents A decade of contrasts -- The launching of a future astronaut -- The Mercury 7 astronauts -- Freedom 7 -- The terror and the triumph of Apollo -- Into the business world -- A quiet ending.
Summary Brief biography of Alan Shepard, one of America's first astronauts.
Subject Shepard, Alan B. (Alan Bartlett), 1923- -- Juvenile literature.
Shepard, Alan B. (Alan Bartlett), 1923-
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0823944557 (library binding) : $27.20

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