Lauren Baratz-Logsted is the author of over twenty-five books for adults, teens, and children. Before becoming an author, Lauren was an independent bookseller, freelance editor, Publishers Weekly reviewer, sort-of librarian, and window washer. She lives with her family in Danbury, Connecticut.
It's 1969 and the country is gearing up for what looks to be the most exciting moment in U.S. history: men landing on the moon.
Ten-year-old Mamie's class is given an assignment to write letters to the astronauts. All the girls write to Neil Armstrong (... SEE MORE