Featured books by Alan Marks

Books illustrated by Alan Marks

Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon

By: Suzanne Slade
Illustrated by: Alan Marks
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Nonfiction

Spare, poetic text and luminous, realistic illustrations chronicle the Apollo missions. Comprehensive back matter with photographs adds depth to the presentation. The author, a trained engineer, also presented Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez for readers 9 to 12. The subtitle of this memorable book is the time it took from President John F. Kennedy’s challenge to Neil Armstrong’s first step on the Moon.

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