Mae Jemison
by Laurie Calkhoven and Monique Dong


Overview - Blast off into space and get to know Mae Jemison--the first African-American woman to ever go to space--with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people "you should meet."

Meet Mae Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut Did you know before Mae was an astronaut, she went to medical school and joined the Peace Corps?  Read more...


 
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Overview
Blast off into space and get to know Mae Jemison--the first African-American woman to ever go to space--with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series of biographies about people "you should meet."

Meet Mae Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut Did you know before Mae was an astronaut, she went to medical school and joined the Peace Corps? But she never forgot her childhood dream to travel to outer space. So in 1985 she applied to NASA's astronaut training program. On September 12, 1992, Mae flew into space with six other astronauts aboard the space shuttle Endeavour and made history--just like you can if you follow your dreams

A special section at the back of the book includes extras on subjects like history and math, plus a fun timeline filled with interesting trivia facts about space With the You Should Meet series, learning about historical figures has never been so much fun

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781481476508
  • ISBN-10: 1481476505
  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-8
  • Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.2 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds

Series: Ready-To-Read - Level 3

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Women
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science

 
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