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Who Was the First Man on the Moon?: Neil Armstrong

A Who HQ Graphic Novel

Illustrated by Drew Shannon
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Hardcover (Paper-over-Board, no jacket)
$12.99 US
5.69"W x 7.94"H x 0.48"D   | 9 oz | 60 per carton
On sale Jan 11, 2022 | 64 Pages | 978-0-593-22444-1
Age 8-12 years | Grades 3-7
Reading Level: Lexile GN850L | Fountas & Pinnell U
Discover the story behind Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 mission in this immersive graphic novel -- by Montague Twins creative duo Nathan Page and Drew Shannon.

Presenting Who HQ Graphic Novels: an exciting addition to the #1 New York Times best-selling Who Was? series!

From his childhood experiments to his first encounters with flight, explore the steps Neil Armstrong took in order to become the first person to land on the moon. A story of calculated risk, perseverance, and earth-defying reward, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the famous astronaut -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that fly off the page.

One of ALA's 2022 Best Graphic Novels for Children!
  • SELECTION | 2022
    ALA Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table - Best Graphic Novels for Children
"Who Was the First Man on the Moon? does an excellent job of integrating events from Armstrong’s childhood into the vintage-style artwork and vivid descriptions of his famous Apollo 11 space flight...All the [Who HQ Graphic Novels] showcase the passions and urgency or risks behind their headline-making events and humanize the people who made them possible." -- Booklist, starred review
Nathan was born in Kingston, Ontario, where he began writing at an early age. He now lives in Toronto with his cat, Marlowe. He is the writer of the graphic novel The Montague Twins: The Witch's Hand. View titles by Nathan Page
Who HQ is your headquarters for history. The Who HQ team is always working to provide simple and clear answers to some of our biggest questions. From Who Was George Washington? to Who Is Michelle Obama?, and What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? to Where Is the Great Barrier Reef?, we strive to give you all the facts. Visit us at WhoHQ.com View titles by Who HQ
Drew Shannon is a Toronto-based illustrator and cartoonist. He loves all things Apollo 11 and recently built a Saturn V rocket with LEGO! More of his work can be found at www.drewshannon.ca View titles by Drew Shannon

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Discover the story behind Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 mission in this immersive graphic novel -- by Montague Twins creative duo Nathan Page and Drew Shannon.

Presenting Who HQ Graphic Novels: an exciting addition to the #1 New York Times best-selling Who Was? series!

From his childhood experiments to his first encounters with flight, explore the steps Neil Armstrong took in order to become the first person to land on the moon. A story of calculated risk, perseverance, and earth-defying reward, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the famous astronaut -- brought to life by gripping narrative and vivid full-color illustrations that fly off the page.

One of ALA's 2022 Best Graphic Novels for Children!

Awards

  • SELECTION | 2022
    ALA Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table - Best Graphic Novels for Children

Praise

"Who Was the First Man on the Moon? does an excellent job of integrating events from Armstrong’s childhood into the vintage-style artwork and vivid descriptions of his famous Apollo 11 space flight...All the [Who HQ Graphic Novels] showcase the passions and urgency or risks behind their headline-making events and humanize the people who made them possible." -- Booklist, starred review

Author

Nathan was born in Kingston, Ontario, where he began writing at an early age. He now lives in Toronto with his cat, Marlowe. He is the writer of the graphic novel The Montague Twins: The Witch's Hand. View titles by Nathan Page
Who HQ is your headquarters for history. The Who HQ team is always working to provide simple and clear answers to some of our biggest questions. From Who Was George Washington? to Who Is Michelle Obama?, and What Was the Battle of Gettysburg? to Where Is the Great Barrier Reef?, we strive to give you all the facts. Visit us at WhoHQ.com View titles by Who HQ
Drew Shannon is a Toronto-based illustrator and cartoonist. He loves all things Apollo 11 and recently built a Saturn V rocket with LEGO! More of his work can be found at www.drewshannon.ca View titles by Drew Shannon

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