Astronauts: Life Exploring Outer Space
This compelling new series for the middle school reader is designed to appeal to the thrill-seeker in all of us. Each book includes information about a different extreme career, with a focus on safety and training. Readers will learn what it takes to get into these professions and what to expect when embarking on one. These volumes also provide information on the exciting aspects of these extreme careers and highlight the possible dangers and risks involved. Colorful photographs and informative sidebars help to make these books an invaluable resource for those young readers looking for a thrilling and fun-filled profession.
What's more exciting than the prospect of exploring the final frontier? This book teaches readers about the history of space travel and profiles some of the space program's important astronauts. Information about the necessary education and training is provided, but emphasis is given to describing the excitement and danger of space missions!