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by David Long
illustrated by Stefano Tambellini

On April 11th, 1970, Apollo 13 blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida with hopes of landing on the moon. Unfortunately, a catastrophic explosion changed their mission into a dangerous battle for survival. With bravery, perseverance, and collaboration, the crew pushed the boundaries of space travel and achieved the impossible - bringing the damaged spacecraft back to Earth. In this captivating retelling, David Long depicts the remarkable journey of Apollo 13 and the incredible human spirit that triumphed against all odds.


Information for Adults: This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it. It has been edited to a reading age of 8.

AR level :6.6.

(What is an AR level?)

(Accelerated Reader is a computer programme used in some schools for monitoring and managing children’s independent reading practice.
We send all our books to be levelled so any schools using the programme can incorporate our books into their reading scheme.
The AR level of a book does not relate to or impact its Reading Age (RA) or Interest Age (IA).)


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For 25 years Barrington Stoke has been publishing super-readable books to help every child unlock a love of reading. Alongside award-winning and engaging stories from the best writers, our books contain a whole host of specialist features designed to help dyslexic and reluctant readers.
Our Design
Unique, dyslexia-friendly font to make reading easier.
Accessible layouts and spacing to stop the page from becoming overcrowded.
Off-white, heavier paper to help reduce visual stress.

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