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Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’ve been wanting to read this since it was the 50th anniversary of the moon landing recently and I loved his Locomotive. Then it was recently mentioned in a podcast I enjoy listening to so I just had to read about this. With detailed illustrations and great read-aloud text, Moonshot provides a fascinating account of this momentous mission that will leave readers as exhilarated like they were part of it themselves. I loved hearing the backstory about the revisions made to the story to have it be more inclusive and factual.

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Poverty and Hunger by Louise Spilsbury
Racism and Intolerance by Louise Spilsbury
Global Conflict by Louise Spilsbury
Refuges and Migrants by Ceri Roberts
All books illustrated by Hanane Kai

I’d been wanting to read this series- Children in Our World- but I only wanted to read them when I had all four titles so I can connect the covers. Important topics that are difficult to talk about are tackled in a way that- though may seem oversimplified at times- is sensitive and appropriate for young readers. I appreciate that it gives them action plans that they can do to help out. A glossary is also included at the back of each book.

Thanks for visiting my blog. Happy Reading!

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