Sally Ride : the first American woman in space
|Format:||Print Book 2011|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her. Since then, she has written several books introducing young readers to the subject of space exploration and encouraging them to study the sciences.
ContentsThe first up there
Before the stars
Women in space
Living and working in space
73 seconds that changed everything
Science is for girls
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
|Series||Crabtree groundbreaker biographies.|
-- Juvenile literature.
United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Biography.
Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women physicists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women -- Biography.
|Publisher|| St. Catharines, Ont. ; New York, N.Y. :Crabtree Pub. Co.,2011
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 108) and index.
|ISBN||9780778725503 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778725502 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780778725411 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778725413 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
9781451701845 (Paw prints)
1451701845 (Paw prints)