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John Glenn

a space biography

by Kramer, Barbara.

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Enslow Publishers in Springfield, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Glenn, John, 1921- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Glenn, John, 1921-,
    • Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Astronauts.,
    • Legislators.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the first American to orbit the earth. covering his youth, his career as an astronaut, and his life after NASA.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.

      StatementBarbara Kramer.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesCountdown to space
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL789.85.G6 K73 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL671959M
      ISBN 100894909649
      LC Control Number97017978
      OCLC/WorldCa37156317

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