Yuri Gagarin and the Race to Space

Thursday, March 9, 2017
Yuri Gagarin's Birthday
On this day, Yuri Gagarin, the first astronaut to go into space, was born.

Join Yuri Gagarin on his journey into space! This book examines the extraordinary life of the first astronaut in space, from his early life to his first trip aboard a Russian spacecraft. Discover what the space race was and other developments happening at the time. Find out about the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown.

Author Hubbard, Ben
Pages 48 pages
Genre Nonfiction
Reading level 4-6
Interest level 4-6
Guided reading V
ATOS 6.7
Lexile 1030L