To the Moon

December 21st marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 8, the first manned spacecraft to reach the Moon.  To celebrate this occasion read these great books about the Apollo missions and our journey to the moon.
Title Author Cover
Team Moon : how 400,000 people landed Apollo 11 on the moon Thimmesh, Catherine. Team Moon : how 400,000 people landed Apollo 11 on the moon cover image
The Apollo 13 mission : surviving an explosion in space Zelon, Helen. The Apollo 13 mission : surviving an explosion in space cover image
One small step : celebrating the first men on the moon Stone, Jerry. One small step : celebrating the first men on the moon cover image
The first mouse on the Moon Stilton, Geronimo, author. The first mouse on the Moon cover image
The Apollo 1 and Challenger disasters DeAngelis, Gina. The Apollo 1 and Challenger disasters cover image
Voices from the moon : Apollo astronauts describe their lunar experiences Chaikin, Andrew, 1956- Voices from the moon : Apollo astronauts describe their lunar experiences cover image
Crisis in space : Apollo 13 Beyer, Mark (Mark T.) Crisis in space : Apollo 13 cover image
The first moon landing Crewe, Sabrina. The first moon landing cover image
Walking on the moon Shearer, Deborah A. Walking on the moon cover image
Man on the moon : how a photograph made anything seem possible Dell, Pamela. Man on the moon : how a photograph made anything seem possible cover image
Man walks on the moon : days of change Bodden, Valerie. Man walks on the moon : days of change cover image
Project Apollo Sipiera, Diane M. Project Apollo cover image
The Apollo 13 misson Hasday, Judy L., 1957- The Apollo 13 misson cover image
Houston, we've had a problem : the story of the Apollo 13 disaster Rissman, Rebecca, author. Houston, we've had a problem : the story of the Apollo 13 disaster cover image
Apollo 8 : the mission that changed everything Sandler, Martin W., author. Apollo 8 : the mission that changed everything cover image
Earthrise : my adventures as an Apollo 14 astronaut Mitchell, Edgar D. Earthrise : my adventures as an Apollo 14 astronaut cover image
Man walks on the Moon Bodden, Valerie. Man walks on the Moon cover image
Apollo 11 mission : the first man to walk on the moon Zelon, Helen. Apollo 11 mission : the first man to walk on the moon cover image
One giant leap Fraser, Mary Ann. One giant leap cover image
The Apollo 11 moon landing, July 20, 1969 Yomtov, Nelson. The Apollo 11 moon landing, July 20, 1969 cover image
Apollo 11 Stein, R. Conrad. Apollo 11 cover image
Apollo 13 : space race Herman, Gail, 1959- Apollo 13 : space race cover image
Neil Armstrong : the first man on the moon Goldsmith, Mike, 1962- Neil Armstrong : the first man on the moon cover image
Man on the moon Suen, Anastasia. Man on the moon cover image
The Apollo 11 moon landing The Apollo 11 moon landing cover image
Lost in outer space : the incredible journey of Apollo 13 Olson, Tod, author. Lost in outer space : the incredible journey of Apollo 13 cover image
Apollo 11 rockets to first moon landing Green, Carl R. Apollo 11 rockets to first moon landing cover image
Inside the Lunar Rover Riley, Christopher, 1967- author. Inside the Lunar Rover cover image
I love you, Michael Collins Baratz-Logsted, Lauren, author. I love you, Michael Collins cover image
12 incredible facts about the first moon landing Smibert, Angie, author. 12 incredible facts about the first moon landing cover image
Neil Armstrong : meet the famous astronaut Kramer, Barbara. Neil Armstrong : meet the famous astronaut cover image
The first men on the moon McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino. The first men on the moon cover image
Countdown : 2979 days to the moon Slade, Suzanne, author. Countdown : 2979 days to the moon cover image
First on the moon : what it was like when man landed on the moon Hehner, Barbara. First on the moon : what it was like when man landed on the moon cover image
Moonwalk : the story of the Apollo 11 Moon landing Jenkins, David, author. Moonwalk : the story of the Apollo 11 Moon landing cover image
Moon landing Dunn, Joeming W. Moon landing cover image
Margaret and the Moon : how Margaret Hamilton saved the first Lunar Landing Robbins, Dean, 1957- author. Margaret and the Moon : how Margaret Hamilton saved the first Lunar Landing cover image
The first lunar landing Fradin, Dennis B. The first lunar landing cover image
The moon landing, July 20, 1969 Mason, Paul, 1967- The moon landing, July 20, 1969 cover image
Apollo and the moon landing Vogt, Gregory. Apollo and the moon landing cover image