Papa Put a Man on the Moon

About the Author: Kristy Dempsey

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  • Hardcover
  • 32 pages
  • Papa Put a Man on the Moon
  • Kristy Dempsey
  • 14 August 2018
  • 9780735230743

Papa Put a Man on the Moon In Time For The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Moon Landing, This Father Daughter Story Celebrates A Small Community S Big Contribution To One Of America S Greatest Accomplishments.Marthanne And Her Father Sit Side By Side, Looking Out Over Their Mill Village As The Moon Glows In The Sky Marthanne Hopes That One Day, Man Will Walk On The Moon, And She Knows Her Father Is Helping America Accomplish This Mission The Fabric He Weaves Forms One Layer In The Astronauts Spacesuits Papa Insists He S Only Making A Living, But Marthanne Knows His Work Is Part Of History, And She S Proud She Tries To Be Patient, But She Can T Stop Imagining The Moon Mission The Astronauts Tumbling Through Space, The Fabric Her Papa Made Traveling All The Way Up Into The Sky When The Astronauts Blast Off And Neil Armstrong Finally Takes His First Steps On The Moon, Marthanne Watches In Wonder She Knows Her Papa Put A Man On The Moon.

10 thoughts on “Papa Put a Man on the Moon

  1. Alicia says:

    Collaboration is key and recognizing everyone s contribution to one great experience is ultimately what the takeaway of this picture book is The main character s father works in textiles and began weaving the fiberglass outfitting that would be used inside the astronauts suits as they made their way to the m...

  2. Edward Sullivan says:

    The story a small community s big contribution to helping make the manned moon landing possible.

  3. Sarah Middlestead says:

    Fascinating true story of a textile mill in South Carolina that manufactured material used in the Apollo 11 astronaut suits.

  4. Margaret Boling says:

    5 31 2019 I want to like this book, however, after reading it an looking at the illustrations, I m left with questions What I liked It felt like a picture book biography, a genre I love I was fascinated by the idea that a mill worker who wove cloth had a small part of the Mercury and Apollo space missions The girl s pride in her papa s work was tangible The dad s aw shucks attitude of I m just feeding my family felt true.Quibbles 1 The writing felt somewhat didactic, and the story didn t quite flow though I could live with this 2 My main concern The girl s family was shown in several spread interacting as equals with African American families I question was this a southern mill town In the 60s Those illustrations of equality just wouldn t be true Why were they included Lack of research A way to increase representation in the book even if it wasn t...

  5. Lisa Swope says:

    The Space Race didn t just mean projects for scientists and engineers The whole of America was excited, at every age bracket and every economic bracket Marthanne s papa works in a mill and is proud just to be workin...

  6. Yapha says:

    Just when you think there can t be any new spin on books about the moon landing, along comes a new perspective Told from the point of view of a girl whose father works in a textile factory that makes fabric that became par...

  7. Dana Storytime Account says:

    I love the concept of this book but it felt very wordy and didn t really hold my interest which makes it hard to imagine it holding the interest of a younger kid that picture books are typically geared towards Also the super subtle shade thrown at Nixon was kind of weird

  8. Emily says:

    Author tells the story of her father, who worked at a mill, producing special fabric used in the first spacesuits A nice account of the space race from a child s perspective.

  9. Rebecca Gomez says:

    Completely lovely and inspiring.

  10. Kareena says:

    Very informative and a cool story Probably not great for story time though.