If you were an astronaut

With fabulous photos of astronauts in action, this two-decades old book is still worth owning, or reading online for free!

Title: If you were an Astronaut
Author: Virginia Schomp
ISBN: 0-7614-0618-2
Publisher: Benchmark Books, 1998

We discovered this out-of-print book in our public library.  This is a great read-aloud book for FLL Jr teams or a good independent reading source for older FLL Jr or younger FLL team members.  (Lexile 780L, Guided Reading K.)

The book is now a bit dated, coming from the space shuttle era, but the description of what it is like to be an astronaut and the photos of life in space are excellent, and may help kids envision some of the problems and solutions of life/travel in space.

There are used books listed on Amazon, or you can find an electronic copy (free with registration) from the Internet Archive

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