Best B.E. Moon books

The Moon 1968–1972

E.B. White

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Snapshots from the moon: NASA photographs from the earliest manned space flights

NASA’s Apollo program landed the first humans on the moon in 1969. In the next three years, Apollo sent 10 more men to the moon in five subsequent missions. The first moon landing in particular is a legendarily well-documented event, representing one of those rare moments in which the world was united in awe, witnessing the feat together on their television screens. But each Apollo mission also generated hundreds of photographs, many of which have only recently been released by NASA. A selection of these images--shot by the astronauts themselves with suit-mounted and handheld Hasselblad cameras--are gathered in this beautifully designed, affordable volume.

Many of the photographs, though shot originally for scientific, documentary purposes, have an extraordinary snapshot quality, boasting inadvertently artful compositions and effects: in one, a pair of astronaut’s legs emerges upside down from the bottom of the frame; in another, a striding astronaut appears to glow against the black recesses of space.

Contextualized with background information about the Apollo Missions and the role of photographic documentation in them, the photographs in The Moon 1968–1972 are fascinating documents of the majesty of outer space, but also record the surface of the moon as a landscape of wonder. This is the moon of which E.B. White wrote in the July 1969 issue of The New Yorker: “The moon, it turns out, is a great place for men. One-sixth gravity must be a lot of fun, and when Armstrong and Aldrin went into their bouncy little dance, like two happy children, it was a moment not only of triumph but of gaity.”

The Moon Spun Round: W. B. Yeats for Children

W. B. Yeats

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Bringing the spirit and beauty of Yeats's writing to a whole new young audience! This sumptuously illustrated book complements the carefully selected works of W.B. Yeats, which include poems, stories, a letter from childhood, and an account of his daughter Anne's memories of childhood. Including unpublished work, this gorgeous book draws on Yeats's preoccupation with magic, fairy lore, place, family and childhood. A mystical and magical tone that pervades the collection will enthral younger readers.

Blue Highways: A Journey into America

William Least Heat Moon

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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads.
William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little towns that get on the map-if they get on at all-only because some cartographer has a blank space to fill: Remote, Oregon; Simplicity, Virginia; New Freedom, Pennsylvania; New Hope, Tennessee; Why, Arizona; Whynot, Mississippi."
His adventures, his discoveries, and his recollections of the extraordinary people he encountered along the way amount to a revelation of the true American experience.

Under a Blackberry Moon (Michigan Northwoods)

Serena B. Miller

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When a courageous young woman and a lumberjack in over his head find themselves shipwrecked on the shores of a rugged Northwoods wilderness, they must depend on each other to survive.

Moon: The Life and Death of a Rock Legend

Tony Fletcher

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Back in print, Moon is the brilliant and heralded biography of one of rock & roll's most notorious and beloved figures: The Who's legendary drummer Keith Moon.

Moon was the bad boy of rock & roll, the most manic member of an aggressive and fabulously successful band, a full-throttle hedonist who lived at the center of an unending party. He was also a musical genius who inspired whole generations of artists, a generous friend to nearly everyone who crossed his path, a guileless man of immense personal charm to whom the sweetest sound on earth was surf music. A generation after his death, Moon is still revered as the greatest drummer in rock history and the single wildest personality in an age of pop excess. Here is the truth behind the legend, the result of years of research in which music journalist Tony Fletcher interviewed dozens of Moon's friends, colleagues, and associates. An instant classic that brilliantly illuminates both the tender and self-destructive sides of this singular personality, Moon is the story of one of the most outrageous rock stars ever born.

Darius B. Moon: The History of a Michigan Architect 1880-1910

James MacLean

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Award for Outstanding Michigan History Publication Private Printing by the Michigan Historical Society in 2016. Darius Bartlett Moon was, in the truest sense, an embodiment of a Renaissance man. Born into an agricultural family in 1851, Moon left the farm and apprenticed as a carpenter. Eventually he attended classes at a local business school and began his career as an architect. In 19th century Michigan, an architect was not subject to the same requirements as they are today and many architects apprenticed under an established architectural firm to learn the trade. Darius Moon took a different path and became a self-taught architect. His years working as a carpenter and contractor enabled him to see firsthand the problems that poor architectural design could cause. Because Moon was self-taught, he was occasionally self-conscious about his abilities which lead him to be a demanding and ever present supervisor at construction sites. This is typically an uncommon role for an architect, and in Moons’ day, resulted in several injuries at building sites. On February 8, 1877 Moon married the love of his life, Miss Ellen Sprague. They had four children who became the center of his world. Moon had a softer side not seen by the contractors with whom he worked, and also wrote on a daily basis, mostly poetry with a healthy dose of prose. Additionally, he engaged in property development and several business ventures. Moon's legacy includes several significant houses in Lansing and Michigan, many of which are still standing, including the Rogers Carrier home on the campus of Lansing Community College, the Woodbury home in East Lansing (now the Howland House, a student co-op), the Turner Dodge home and the Stebbins cottage overlooking Lake Michigan. There are also some that are lost to history including the Ransom E. Olds mansion, Henry Kositchek’s house and the Homer D. Luce residence. SoloVerso Press is dedicated to the study and preservation of local history and culture.

Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway (Travel Guide)

Carolyn B. Heller

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Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!

Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip reveals the beauty of the Canadian wilderness. Inside you'll find:

  • Maps and Driving Tools: 49 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, and detailed directions for the entire route
  • Eat, Sleep, Stop and Explore: You'll know exactly what you want to do at each stop with lists of the best hikes, views, and more. Hike the Rocky Mountains, canoe in Lake Louise, go wine-tasting in the Okanagan, or snorkel with seals in the Pacific
  • Itineraries for Every Traveler: Drive the entire two-week route, or follow strategic routes like a week-long drive along the coast of British Columbia, as well as suggestions for spending time in Victoria, Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, and the Okanagan
  • Local Expert: Born-and-bred Canadian and passionate road-tripper Carolyn B. Heller shares her love for the mountains, shores, and rich history of Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies
  • Planning Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, and suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road trippers with kids

With Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip's practical tips, detailed itineraries, and insider's view, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road.


Looking to explore more of North America on wheels? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip! Doing more than driving through? Check out Moon Vancouver, Moon British Columbia, or Moon Banff National Park.

Full coverage of:
Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Whistler, Squamish, Kamloops, B.C. Rockies, Mount Revelstoke National Park, Glacier National Park, Golden, Yoho National Park, Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Jasper National Park, the Icefields Parkway, Kootenay National Park and the Kootenays, Kelowna, Penticton and Naramata, Osoyoos, Oliver, and the Okanagan

Moon Ontario (Moon Handbooks)

Carolyn B. Heller

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Professional travel writer Carolyn B. Heller shares the best ways to experience all that Ontario has to offer, from scuba diving shipwrecks in the Great Lakes to dining on contemporary fare at Toronto's hottest restaurants. Heller leads readers to the highlights of this fascinating region with trip ideas such as Food and Wine Touring, Active Adventures, and History and Culture—providing different approaches for different kinds of travelers. Complete with tips on enjoying more than just the falls on the Niagara peninsula, hopping a ferry to Pelee Island for wine-tasting and relaxation, and ice skating on the world's longest skating rink in Ottawa, Moon Ontario gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

The Montauk Project: Experiments in Time

Preston B. Nichols

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Discover the truth about time. This book chronicles the most amazing and secretive research project in recorded history. We all know something is out there, we're just not sure exactly what. This book begins to provide some solid clues.

Moons (Science Readers: A Closer Look)

Teacher Created Materials;William B. Rice

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There is a bright light in the night sky. Sometimes it is round like a ball, sometimes it is a crescent, and sometimes it is not there at all! What is this strange and changing thing? It is the moon, of course! Read all about our moon and the moons surrounding other planets in this book.

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