Footprints on the Moon by Lorraine Marwood

Footprints on the Moon

Lorraine Marwood

256 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction historical emotional hopeful reflective slow-paced


A breathtaking verse novel about one girl finding the courage to take her own small steps for humankind. Humans are about to leave footprints on the moon, but what sort of mark can one girl make here on earth? It's 1969 and life is changing ...

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