This series of nonfiction readers will grab a student's interest from the very first page! Designed with reluctant readers in mind, these riveting 64 page softcover books offer short chapters on significant disasters. Each chapter is its own mini-book, which includes a timeline, key terms, and interesting facts. Fascinating black and white photographs keep the pages turning. A bibliography encourages further topical reading. SPACE DISASTERS: Space travel gives us a better understanding of ourselves, our planet, and the universe. But not all missions are successful and not all astronauts return. Read about the heroes of Apollo 1, Apollo 13, Soyuz 11, Challenger, and Columbia.