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Our Favorite Children’s Books of 2012

The year's best aviation- and space-themed books for young readers

Eight Days Gone


By Linda McReynolds, illustrated by Ryan O’Rourke. 
Charlesbridge, 2012. 44 pp., $7.95. 
From blastoff to splashdown, this rhyming book set in 1969 celebrates Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing: Hundreds gather. / Hot July. / Spaceship ready — / set to fly. O’Rourke's flat oil-on-board illustrations give this title a delightfully retro feel. Ages 5–8.

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