Nonfiction gems for all ages:

The Airport Book
Caroline’s Comets: A True Story
Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon
Counting the Stars: The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician
Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover
The Darkest Dark
A Dream of Flight: Alberto Santos-Dumont’s Race Around the Eiffel Tower
Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine
Flight for Freedom: The Wetzel Family’s Daring Escape from East Germany
The Girl Who Named Pluto
The Glorious Flight
Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride
How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity’s Greatest Adventure
If You Had Your Birthday Party on the Moon
Jenny: The Airplane that Taught America to Fly
Journey Around the Sun: The Story of Halley’s Comet
Lighter than Air: Sophie Blanchard, First Woman Pilot
Look Up! Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer

The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity
Mission to Space
Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11
Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic
Rocket to the Moon
Taking Off: Airborne with Mary Wilkins Ellis
Talkin’ About Bessie: The Story of Aviator Elizabeth Coleman
Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon
A Trip into Space
What Miss Mitchell Saw
You Can Fly: The Tuskagee Airmen
Your Place in the Universe

Fictional flights of fancy!

The Adventures of Miss Petitfour
Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon
Alistair and the Alien Invasion
The Avion My Uncle Flew
Cakes in Space
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Commander Toad and the Space Pirates
The Dreamer
Field Trip to the Moon
Garcia and Colette Go Exploring
George Shrinks
Hopper and Wilson Fetch a Star

How to Bicycle to the Moon to Plant Sunflowers
Life on Mars
Lindbergh: The Tale of a Flying Mouse
The Man in the Moon
Mush, a Dog from Space
Sebastian and the Balloon
Space Case
Space Taxi

Special Delivery
They Came
Those Magnificent Sheep in Their Flying Machines
Tiny Little Rocket
The Twenty-One Balloons
Violet the Pilot
Zita the Spacegirl