Farmer in the Sky Author:Heinlein, Robert A. From the dust jacket: "Suppose you and your family should be starting off, with many others, on the spaceship MAYFLOWER. Food is becoming increasingly scarce on Earth and you are going to try scientific farming on one of Jupiter's moons. — This is what happens to Bill, and he tells the story in all its drama and interesting detail. Life on Ganyme... more »de is adventurous, but it is not easy. We sympathize with the family's efforts to become adjusted and with Peggy's struggle to adjust to Ganymede's atmosphere.
The process of farming under different circumstances is fascinating. The family, in building a new house, discovers the delights of windows and fireplace - features which are at that time not present in houses on Earth! Then comes the Great Disaster. Will they come through and reain on Ganymede or will they return to Earth?"« less