Books about the moon

Summer Reading III: Read This Book! from the University of Minnesota Libraries

Lisa Von Drasek recommends a number of books about the moon — in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 1969. It’s all part of our Summer Reading series on Read This Book from the University of Minnesota Libraries.

Books included: 

  • Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca
  • A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
  • A Kite for Moon by Jane Yolen, Heidi E.Y. Stemple and Matt Phelan
  • Sun! One in a Billion and Moon! Earth’s Best Friend by Stacy McAnulty
  • Planetarium by Raman Prinja
  • The Moon by Hannah Pang

About Lisa Von Drasek

Lisa Von Drasek is the Curator of the Children’s Literature Research Collections at the University of Minnesota Libraries and host of Read This Book! 

About Read This Book!

Read This Book! is a video podcast produced by the University of Minnesota Libraries. It is available on YouTube and iTunes. Audio from Read This Book! is available on iTunes at Von Drasek’s The Blue Ox Review podcast.

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