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Wesley Lowe

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Wesley Lowe

Wesley Lowe

Books by Wesley Lowe

written by Nancy Castaldo with illustrations by Wesley Lowe - Children's, History, Nonfiction, Travel

When Nellie Bly read AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS by Jules Verne, she had an amazing idea. What if she traveled around the world in real life, and did it in less than eighty days? In 1889, people doubted it could be done --- especially by a woman. But with one small bag and a sturdy coat, Nellie set out anyway. Soon the whole world was rooting for her. Could she make it back home in time?

written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld with illustrations by Wesley Lowe - Children's, Nonfiction, Science

Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal: to get back home safely. This informational text makes space travel exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map and additional Story Behind the Story facts. 

written by Lori Haskins Houran with illustrations by Wesley Lowe - Children's, Nonfiction, Technology

A $25,000 prize for the first flight from New York to Paris went unclaimed for years. Many teams tried. And many teams failed. Still, Charles Lindbergh felt he had a shot at the prize. He wasn’t famous. He wasn’t rich. But he was determined. He’d cross the ocean in a tiny plane...and he’d do it all by himself!