Thirty-four years ago people all over the world watched as the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded. Newbery Medal-winning author Erin Entrada Kelly weaves the story of three siblings and their complex lives around the historic tragedy. Bird, one of the Thomas family twins, dives deeply into a class project in preparation for the launch and dreams of being the first female shuttle commander. When the much-anticipated day of the launch comes, the siblings are drawn together as Bird struggles with the devastating turn of events.
We Dream of Space has been recognized on the IndieBound Indie Next List, Booklist "Top Ten Historical Fiction for Youth," and School Library Journal Best Book. If you enjoy this book, you might also like Planet Earth is Blue by Nicole Panteleakos or See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng.