Chasing Space (Young Readers’ Edition)

By Leland Melvin

Recommended Age: 8 — 12
Type: Biography/Autobiography, Chapter Books, Diversity & Inclusion, Juvenile Non-Fiction, STEM

In this inspiring memoir, adapted from the simultaneous version for adults, young readers will get to learn about Leland Melvin’s remarkable life story, from being drafted by the Detroit Lions to bravely orbiting our planet in the International Space Station to writing songs with, working with Serena Williams, and starring in top-rated television shows like “The Dog Whisperer,” “Top Chef,” and “Child Genius.” With do-it-yourself experiments in the back of the book and sixteen pages of striking full-color photographs, this is the perfect book to inspire young readers.