T-Minus: The Race to the Moon

T-Minus: The Race to the Moon


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Graphic novel fictionalized retelling of the moon landing celebrating the upcoming fiftieth anniversary!

In T-Minus the exciting story of two world superpowers racing to land a man on the moon is depicted through compelling comics artwork, taking readers through the history of the race and turning the engineers and astronauts involved into vivid and real characters. The story unfolds through the eyes of the figures working behind the scenes to make this miracle happen, showing every triumph and catastrophe along the way, and culminating in the dramatic event itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781416949602
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 05/19/2009
Edition description: Original
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 427,431
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jim Ottaviani, a former engineer who is now a librarian at the University of Michigan, has garnered numerous nominations and awards (including Eisner and ALA/YALSA nods) for his graphic novels about science. He speaks regularly on comics in venues ranging from local schools to Stockholm’s Nobel Museum. Jim lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon (no relation) have worked together since 2004, illustrating such books as Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards and The Stuff of Life. Zander earned two Eisner awards for his work on the Top Ten series. Both Cannons reside in Minneapolis.

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