John Glenn: The First American in Orbit and His Return to Space

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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As one of the first generation of NASA astronauts, John Glenn would be the first American to enter Earth's orbit. After many successful years in the U.S. orbit. After many successful years in the U.S. Senate, Glenn would shock and delight the world by returning to space almost forty years after his pioneering flight. His incredible, action-packed life story is told with great zest and is further enhanced by dozens of full-color NASA photographs.

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INTRODUCTION Pioneers in Flight
An American Childhood
Taking to the Skies
The Birth of the American
CHAPTER Godspeed John Glenn
The Road to Washington
CONCLUSION A Joyous Adventure

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About the author (2003)

Paul Kupperberg has written many books for kids, like Wishbone: The Sirian Conspiracy, Powerpuff Girls: Buttercup s Terrible Temper Tantrums, and Hey, Sophie! Paul has also written over 600 comic book stories starring Superman, the Justice League, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Simpsons, Archie and Jughead, Scooby Doo, and many, many others Paul s own character creations include Arion: Lord of Atlantis, Checkmate, and Takion. He has also been an editor for DC Comics, Weekly World News, and World Wrestling Entertainment.

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