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Children's Nonfiction Astronomy

The Life of an Astronaut

by (author) Niki Walker

illustrated by Bonna Rouse

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Oct 2000
Astronomy, Careers, Aviation
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2000
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2000
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 9
  • Grade: 3 to 4


Ever wondered what it's like to be an astronaut? This book explains how candidates train to become astronauts or “star sailors.” Find out how they prepare for a mission and what they do in space. Kids will love discovering how astronauts eat, sleep, and spend their day in weightless conditions.

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