Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Bandgt;Graphic fictionalized retelling of the moon landing timed for the fortieth anniversary!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/Bandgt;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.
Timed to the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing, this fictionalized retelling dramatizes the exciting story of the two world superpowers racing to land a man on the Moon. Depicted through compelling comics artwork, "T-Minus" takes readers through the history of the space race.
What happens when you take two global superpowers, dozens of daring pilots, thousands of engineers and scientists, and then point them at the night sky and say "Go!"?
A SPACE RACE!
The whole world Followed the countdown to sending the first men to the moon. T-Minus: The Race to the Moon is the story of the people who made it happen, both in the rockets and behind the scenes.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Jim Ottavianiandlt;/bandgt;, 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 Stockholmand#8217;s Nobel Museum. Jim lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Kevin Cannon and Zander Cannon andlt;/bandgt;(no relation) have worked together since 2004, illustrating such books as andlt;iandgt;Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards andlt;/iandgt;and andlt;iandgt;The Stuff of Life. andlt;/iandgt;Zander earned two Eisner awards for his work on the Top Ten seriesandlt;iandgt;. andlt;/iandgt;Both Cannons reside in Minneapolis.