Outer Space Booklist

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Book recommendations pertaining to Outer Space.

Book TitleAuthorPubDateReading AgeTime PeriodTime FrameGeographic AreaCountryTopicGenreFormat
She Caught the Light: Williamina Stevens Fleming: AstronomerLasky, Kathryn2021LEIndustrial Age1857-1911North AmericaScotland
United States
Science
Space
Williamina Fleming
NF
Bio
PB
Reaching for the MoonAldrin, Buzz2005LE
MG
Modern Age1930-1969North AmericaUnited StatesSpace
Moon Landing
Buzz Aldrin
Space Race
NFPB
In The Shadow of the MoonCherrix, Amy2021UMG
YA
Modern Age1945–1980North AmericaUnited States
Soviet Union
Space
Space Race
NFCB
The Race to the Moon: An Interactive History AdventureLassieur, Allison2014MGModern Age1957–1966North AmericaUnited States
Soviet Union
Space
Space Race
NFCB
Women in Space: 23 Stories of First Flights, Scientific Missions, and Gravity-Breaking AdventuresGibson, Karen Bush2014YA
A
Modern Age1963-2012North AmericaUnited StatesSpaceNF
Bio
B
I Love You, Michael CollinsBaratz-Logsted, Lauren2017MGModern Age1969North AmericaUnited StatesApollo 11 Moon Landing
Space
Space Race
FCB
Planet Earth is BluePanteleakos, Nicole2020MGModern Age1986North AmericaUnited StatesSpace
Space Shuttle Challenger
FCB
Mission to Pluto: The First Visit to an Ice Dwarf and the Kuiper BeltCarson, Mary Kay2020MGModern Age2015North AmericaUnited StatesSpace
Pluto
NFPB

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List of abbreviations:
Reading Age Genre Format
LE = lower elementary
MG = middle grade (8-12 yrs.)
UMG = upper-middle grade (11-14 yrs.)
YA = young adult (14+)
A = adult (18+)
NF - non fiction
F = fiction
Bio = biography
HF = historical fantasy
AH = alternate history
OV - own voices
M = mythology
S = spine book
PB = picture book
GN = graphic novel
ER = early reader
CB = chapter book
B = book (NF)
N = novel
M = memoir