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When Neil Armstrong Built a Wind Tunnel
When Neil Armstrong Built a Wind Tunnel
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Capstone Interactive Accelerated Reader

When Neil Armstrong Built a Wind Tunnel

by Mark Weakland
Illustrated by Luciano Lozano

Astronaut Neil Armstrong couldn't be held down by Earth's gravity. As the first person to step foot on the moon, Neil took the US space program to new heights. But before he did that, he had humble boyhood jobs-cutting lawns, cleaning ovens, washing airplanes-and plenty of adventures, including building a wind tunnel in his parents' basement! This playful story shows young readers that not even the sky is the limit for their own dreams.

 
Dewey629.450092
GenreBiography
  
Reading LevelGrades 2-3
Interest LevelGrades 1-4
GRLP
Lexile Level620L
ATOS Level3.7
AR Points0.5
AR Quiz #189657
  
Text TypeInformational Text
  
ISBN978-1-5158-1587-7
PublisherPicture Window Books
Copyright2018
  
Page Count32
LanguagesEnglish
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Mark Weakland

Mark Weakland

Mark Weakland wears many hats. As an author, he's written books for teachers, including Super Core!: Turbocharging Your Basal Reading Program with More Reading, Writing, and Word Work, published by the International Reading Association. His book topics for children include sports, bacteria, comets, and poetry. Mark's also a reading specialist. He teaches kindergarten children, third graders, parents, and teachers. As a musician and songwriter, Mark sings, plays percussion, and strums the guitar. Many of his songs, including "I Sure Love Pancakes" and "The Dooflicky Machine," have won national awards and contests. Mark lives in Western Pennsylvania.

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