John Glenn was a legendary American astronaut. He was the first American to fly a spacecraft all the way around the Earth and the oldest person in space! John Glenn was a military veteran, company president, college graduate, U.S. Senator, astronaut, and an American hero. These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.