by Levy, Janey,
|Format:||Print Book 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
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.
ContentsMae Jemison, astronaut extraordinaire
Growing up curious
An impressive education
Life at NASA
Awards and honors
Life after NASA
Keep reaching for the stars.
|Series||Heroes of Black history.|
-- Juvenile literature.
African American women astronauts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women physicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :2019
32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.