John Glenn

Author: Michael Burgan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439113295
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These books reaffirm the importance of our American heritage. We hope you learn to love the heroes and heroines who helped shape this great country.

Making Nonfiction And Other Informational Texts Come Alive

Author: Kathy Pike
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780205366095
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chronicles the childhood of many famous Americans; chapter books, black and
white illustrations, dialogue, table of contents, fictionalized details and
conversations added to make stories alive SAMPLE TITLES: John Glenn: Young
Astronaut; Louisa May Alcott: Young Novelist; Jim Hensen: Young Puppeter;
Rosa Parks: Young Rebel; Eleanor Roosevelt: Fighter for Social Justice. □
Cornerstones of Freedom ...


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CONTINUED □ he accouterments of great fame have grown familiar to John
Glenn, and he is used to watching films of himself on television news broadcasts.
Yet one ... fact is that John Glenn, who shows the extraordinary professional
competence of America's Astronauts and who became a national hero only
CHIEF AIDE. Glenn ... Convention endorsement of Young would make it
extremely difficult for Glenn to get the funds and the professional team he needed
for the primary fight.

Weekly World News

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By DIANE CHIN Patriot John Glenn dropped out of college to fight the Nazis and
launched a heroic military career that climaxed with his historic flight as America's
first orbiting astronaut. Today he's a U.S. Senator from Ohio, ... At war's end, John
became a career Marine pilot and he, Annie and their two children took up the
mobile military life. In the Korean War, John flew a jet fighter, ... The capsule
carried a chimpanzee, the famous Ham. John was among the three finalists for
the first ...

Echoes From The Smithsonian

Author: John McCollister
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1582612455
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" The stories in Echoes from the Smithsonian: America's History Brought to Life reveal both the triumphs and foibles of this great land.They will help readers appreciate all the more the devotion and accomplishments of those dedicated men ...

John Glenn

Author: Ann Angel
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780449903957
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Space Pioneer depicts the gutsy world of the astronaut/test pilot. Watch as Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth.

Boys Life

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EDWARD RICKENBACKER was a legendary American World War I flying ace, a
leading auto race driver and, later, the president of Eastern Airlines. Here, he
clears up some misconceptions young people had about aviation. "War in the air!
Chivalry of the skies! Happy go lucky men who dice with Death and ... 20, 1962,
ASTRONAUT JOHN GLENN circled the globe three times in the space capsule
Friendship 7. He was the first American ever to orbit the planet. "You have heard
of the ...

John Glenn

Author: Rafael Tilton
ISBN: 9781560066897
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Books M. Scott Carpenter et al., We Seven, by the Astronauts Themsleves. ... A
four-part biography coordinated with biographies of three other famous people:
George Wallace, Jane Fonda, and Phyllis Schlafly. Contains ... Philip N. Pierce
and Karl Schuon, John H. Glenn, Astronaut. New York: Franklin Watts, 1962. This
young adult biography has many exciting conversations with Glenn about
preparing for spaceflight and his time in the Friendship 7 module. Values
Americans Live By.