Houston, We've Had a Problem: The Story of the Apollo 13 Disaster

Houston, We've Had a Problem: The Story of the Apollo 13 Disaster

by Rebecca Rissman


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In an immersive, exciting narrative nonfiction format, this powerful book follows a selection of people who experienced the events surrounding the Apollo 13 disaster.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515779643
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: Tangled History Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Rebecca Rissman is an award-winning children's author. She has written more than 200 books about science, history, art, and culture. Her writing has been praised by School Library Journal, Booklist, Creative Child Magazine, and Learning Magazine. She lives in Chicago, Illinois, with her husband and two daughters.

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

1 Liftoff 8

2 Sidelined 18

3 "Houston, We've Had a Problem" 32

4 Decision Time 46

5 Lights Out 58

6 Burn Time 70

7 Power Up 80

8 Reentry 92

Epilogue 100

Timeline 106

Glossary 108

Critical Thinking Questions 109

Internet Sites 109

Further Reading 110

Selected Bibliography 110

Index 112

About the Author 112


Multiple storylines meet Common Core standards for analyzing multiple accounts of an event Meets Common Core demand for narrative nonfiction  Great for lovers of the popular You Choose series, which has sold more than 1 million copies.

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