Mae Jemison

by Levy, Janey,

Format: Print Book 2019
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction j 92 JEMISON Mae
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  j 92 JEMISON Mae
 
 
Wilkinsburg Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 92 JEMISON BIOGRAPHY
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 92 JEMISON BIOGRAPHY
 
 
Summary
In 1992, Mae Jemison became the first African American woman to travel into space. This alone was a remarkable achievement, but Jemison accomplished so much more. She was a doctor, an engineer, a Peace Corps volunteer, a teacher, and the founder and president of two technology companies. In this lively biography, readers will discover the life of this amazing woman, from childhood through her time at NASA to her accomplishments after leaving the space program. Colorful photographs enliven the text, and sidebars and captions enrich the main text.
Contents
Mae Jemison, astronaut extraordinaire
Growing up curious
An impressive education
Early career
Life at NASA
Awards and honors
Life after NASA
Keep reaching for the stars.

Additional Information
Series Heroes of Black history.
Subjects Jemison, Mae, -- 1956- -- Juvenile literature.
African American women astronauts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women physicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Biographies.
Publisher New York :2019
Edition First edition.
Language English
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781538230206
1538230208
9781538231326
1538231328
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