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    • Team Moon

    • How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon
    • By: Catherine Thimmesh
    • Narrated by: Andy Paris
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    When three heroic men traveled aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft bound for the moon, the entire world sat glued to their television sets in suspense. But few knew just how much it took to get that far. To put a man on the moon, thousands of people diligently worked behind the scenes. Countless preparations had to be made and no detail, however small, could be overlooked - the lives of the crewmen were at stake.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • It's ok...

    • By Eric on 10-01-09

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Girls Think of Everything

    • Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women
    • By: Catherine Thimmesh
    • Narrated by: Karen Zippler
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Did you know Toll House Cookies were created accidentally in an old Toll House in Massachusetts by a woman hurrying to make a tasty snack for her patrons? And did you know that Liquid Paper® (or white-out) was invented because of one small typing mistake? Often overshadowed by famous male inventors, women have also made many significant contributions to science and industry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice

    • By T. Burton on 09-15-16

    Regular price: $9.09