E–pub Papa Put a Man on the Moon AUTHOR Kristy Dempsey

Papa Put a Man on the MoonMarthanne and her Papa like to look at the stars and dream A dream is about to come true On July 20 1969 American astronauts landed stars and dream A dream is about to come true On July 20 1969 American astronauts landed the Moon Marthanne is especially roud because her Papa helped to weave the fabric that was art to weave the fabric that was art the astronauts space suit The fabric is so special to keep the astronauts safe and her Papa did that Dempsey and illustrator Sarah Green help capture he None Like Him: 10 Ways God Is Different from Us (and Why That's a Good Thing) pride and excitement of this miraculous event Dempsey brings herersonal experience having grown up in such a town as Marthanne This ersonalization makes the story so much real to the young readers There is excitement and anticipation as the manned space age comes to being Her addition of Walter Cronkite s Oh boy oh boy oh boy reflects the joy and ride of our country Children today may not take space travel for granted but there is not the novelty that Marthanne experienced as did many of us older readers in 1969 5312019 I want to like this book however after reading it an looking at the illustrations I m left with uestions What I Liked It Felt Like. It felt like. 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 accomplishmentsMarthanne and her father sit side by side looking out over their mill village as the moon glows in the sky Marthanne hopes tha. A icture book biography a genre I love I was fascinated by the idea that a mill worker who wove cloth had a small art of the Mercury and Apollo space missions The girl s ride in her apa s work was tangible The dad s aw shucks attitude of I m just feeding my family felt trueuibbles 1 The writing felt somewhat didactic and the story didn t uite flow though I could live with this 2 My main concern The girl s family was shown in several spread interacting as euals with African American families I uestion was this a southern mill town In the 60s Those illustrations of euality 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 true in America s ast If this Was A Northern Mill Town I Don T KnowThough The a northern mill town I don t knowThough the matter discussed the way that the US government contracted bits of the space Cocksure program out across the country I wanted information about thisarticular Beyond the Cliffs of Kerry (Bold Women of the 18th Century, place In the absence of that information I felt that the book was simply sugarcoating issues of racial relati. T 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 isart of history and she's Porto Bello Gold proud She tries to beatient but. Ons in the 1960s in the US Fascinating true story of a textile mill in South Carolina that manufactured material used in the Apollo 11 astronaut suits Kristy Dempsey tells about how manufactured "material used in the Apollo 11 astronaut suits Kristy Dempsey tells about how father s work "used in the Apollo 11 astronaut suits Kristy Dempsey tells about how father s work a mill contributes to space exploration and the Apollo missions Lovely illustrations and obvious ride remind readers that getting a man to the moon was an effort that involved many eople doing many jobs This book ticks all my boxes for a good The Three Lives of Sonata James picture bookArtwork Accessibility of writing Rereadability Themes The story follows a little girl telling of how herapa s work helped with the mission to the moonWe have so many good books that tell about the astronauts the scientists and the mathematicians but astronauts the scientists and the mathematicians but is the first one I ve seen that celebrates the many little jobs that were necessary to the operationWe are introduced to the men and women who wove the special fabric for the spacesuits and how Mein Erster Mörder proud the whole town was of them It s a wonderfully uplifting story that talks about how important every step is in making something big. She can't stop imagining the moon mission the astronauts tumbling through space the fabric herapa 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 apa ut a man on the moon. ,