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When 14-year-old Elliot Schroeder is selected by NASA to be the first Junior Astronaut, he has no way of knowing the profound effect it will have on Vincent Ole Tome, a Maasai herder who is also 14 years old. An unexpected event puts the boys in contact via short-wave radio, and an African drought and an in-space emergency bring about a climactic fact-to-face meeting.

About the Author

Ben Mikaelsen is the award-winning author of many books for children, including Petey, Countdown, Rescue Josh McGuire, Stranded, and Sparrow Hawk Red. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786812080
Author:
Mikaelsen, Ben
Publisher:
Disney Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Ethnic - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Values
Subject:
Astronautics
Subject:
Kenya
Subject:
Masai (african people)
Subject:
Masai
Subject:
Kenya Fiction.
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Readers - Intermediate
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
TradePB
Series Volume:
no. 26
Publication Date:
19971031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.625 x 5.1875 in 5.92 oz
Age Level:
09-13

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