MUSEUM GALLERY OF CHILDREN'S SPACE BOOKS

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Copyright 1962, by Wonder Books, Inc.


DISCUSSION

Books about the beginnings of manned space exploration written for young children encouraged an interest in science. Most dealt with the subjects of astronomy, rocketry, and what it was like being an astronaut.


MUSEUM GALLERY OF CHILDREN'S SPACE BOOKS

WHAT DOES AN ASTRONAUT DO?

SEVEN INTO SPACE (The Story of the Mercury Astronauts) - circa 1960

SPACE FLIGHT : THE COMING EXPLORATION OF THE UNIVERSE

EXPLORING SPACE (circa 1964)

SPACE TRAVEL (circa 1969)

THE WONDERS OF SPACE ROCKETS MISSILES AND SPACECRAFT (circa 1967)

SATELLITES IN OUTER SPACE by Isaac Asimov (circa 1964)

EXPLORING SPACE : A LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK (circa 1958)

The HOW AND WHY WONDER BOOK OF ROCKETS AND MISSILES

ALL ABOUT ROCKETS AND JETS (circa 1958)


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