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“An engaging father-daughter STEAM story full of support and scientific inquiry.”
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Bonnie’s Rocket

Written by Emeline Lee
Illustrated by Alina Chau
Published by Lee & Low Books

Bonnie’s father is an engineer for the Apollo 11 space mission. Bonnie is an engineer too, developing a model rocket that she plans to shoot high into the sky. While Baba works on the moon-landing module far away, Bonnie designs, builds, and tests her own project — with sometimes disastrous results! Throughout the process, Baba’s letters encourage her in her work, and after the astronauts return from the moon, Baba comes home in time to see Bonnie launch her amazing rocket.

Primary ISBN: 9781643790695
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 5 or older

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Setting: United States

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: 2nd Generation

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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Interview: Emeline Lee’s Grandfather

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