See You in the Cosmos, Carl Sagan

Compact Disc
Author: Jack Cheng
Publish Date: February 2017
This book will publish February 2017.
It will ship as soon as stock is available.
Price: $45.00
 

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ISBN: 152475000X

Book Overview

In the tradition of"Counting by 7s" and"Walk Two Moons" comes a funny, luminous, utterly moving novel about a space-obsessed boy, his dog Carl Sagan, and a journey toward family, love, hope, and awe.
11-year-old Alex Petroski loves space and rockets, his mom, his brother, and his dog Carl Sagan named for his hero, the real-life astronomer. All he wants is to launch his golden iPod into space the way Carl Sagan (the man, not the dog) launched his Golden Record on the Voyager spacecraft in 1977. From Colorado to New Mexico, Las Vegas to L.A., Alex records a journey on his iPod to show other lifeforms what life on earth, "his" earth, is like. But his destination keeps changing. And the funny, lost, remarkable people he meets along the way can only partially prepare him for the secrets he ll uncover from the truth about his long-dead dad to the fact that, for a kid with a troubled mom and a mostly not-around brother, he has way more family than he ever knew.
For fans of "Wonder "and "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," Jack Cheng s debut is full of joy, optimism, determination, and unbelievable heart. To read the first page is to fall in love with Alex and his view of our big, beautiful, complicated world. To read the last is to know he and his story will stay with you a long, long time.

"From the Hardcover edition.""

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