Chasing Space by Leland Melvin (Young Readers Edition)
In this inspiring memoir, Leland tells his remarkable life story, from growing up in Lynchburg, Virginia, to being drafted by the Detroit Lions to bravely orbiting our planet. Leland traveled to space twice on the space shuttle Atlantis to help build the International Space Station. With do-it-yourself experiments in the back of the book, Leland's story is sure to motivate young readers to shoot for the stars.
Recommended for ages 8+
Paperback: 240 pages