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The astronaut who painted the moon : the true story of Alan Bean

Robbins, Dean 1957- (author.). Rubin, Sean, 1986- (illustrator.).

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  • 23 of 26 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Silas Bronson Library. (Show)

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1 current hold with 26 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury JB BEAN, A ROB (Text to phone) 34005100438687 Juvenile Biography Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library E ROB (Text to phone) 33120000392156 Picture Book Available -
Bethel Public Library JE 629.45 R (Text to phone) 34030142859815 Juvenile Easy Reader Nonfiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry J BIO BEAN (Text to phone) 33260000293333 Juvenile Biography Available -
Brookfield Library J 921/BEAN (Text to phone) 34029145628797 Juvenile Nonfiction In transit -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport jB BEAN (Text to phone) 34000081486854 Juvenile Biography Available -
Derby Neck Library JP ROB (Text to phone) 34046145335710 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe J B BEAN (Text to phone) 34026147324078 Juvenile Biography Available -
Hotchkiss Library - Sharon JB Bea (Text to phone) 33660140445729 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck JB BEAN, ALAN (Text to phone) 34027142231144 Juvenile Biography Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1338259539
  • ISBN: 9781338259537 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781338259537 : SAL
  • ISBN: 1338259539 : SAL
  • ISBN: 9781338259537 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1338259539 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: print
    1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 31 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2019.
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 2 / 5.0

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page [38]).
Summary, etc.: "Journey to the Moon on the Apollo 12 mission with astronaut and artist Alan Bean! As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes. As a young navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit. So he took an art class to learn patterns and forms. But no class could prepare him for the beauty of the lunar surface some 240,000 miles from Earth. In 1969, Alan became the fourth man and first artist on the moon. He took dozens of pictures, but none compared to what he saw through his artistic eyes. When he returned to Earth, he began to paint what he saw. Alan's paintings allowed humanity to experience what it truly felt like to walk on the moon."--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-6.
K to grade 3.
Awards Note:
Charter Oak Children’s Book Award (COCBA) Nominee, 2019-2020.
Subject: Bean, Alan 1932-2018 Juvenile literature
Apollo 12 (Spacecraft) Juvenile literature
Project Apollo (U.S.) Juvenile literature
Bean, Alan 1932-2018
Project Apollo (U.S.).
Astronauts United States Biography Juvenile literature
Space flight to the moon Juvenile literature
Astronauts as artists Juvenile literature
Astronautics in art Juvenile literature
Moon In art Juvenile literature
Astronauts
Space flight to the moon
Moon In art
Genre: Biographies.
Informational works.
Picture books.
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