Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Mike Kersjes

Mike Kersjes is president of Space Is Special Inc., a not for profit organization that helps special education students enhance their science and mathematics skills using space as a motivational theme. He has been a special education teacher and football coach for more than twenty years with the Forest Hills Public School system and is currently working with NASA Marshall Space Flight Center and the University of California, Irvine. The film rights for his book have been sold to Jerry Bruckheimer for Walt Disney Pictures. Kersjes lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Mike Kersjes

Books by the Author

A Smile as Big as the Moon
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A Smile as Big as the Moon

Mike Kersjes with Joe Layden
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Mike Kersjes always believed that his students could do anything—even attend the prestigious Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, where some of America's best and brightest high school students compete...

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