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Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream

Stone, Tanya Lee.

Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009.

133 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

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Profiles thirteen women who challenged social norms and government policies to prove they could be exceptional astronauts.

Lexile: 980L

Reading Level: 5.7

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ISBN:

978-0-7636-4502-1

LC Call No:

TL789.85.A1 S79 2009

Dewey Class No:

629.45/0092/2/73 B 22

Author:

Stone, Tanya Lee.

Title:

Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream / Tanya Lee Stone.

Edition:

1st pbk. ed.

Publisher:

Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009.

Physical:

133 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-130), filmography and index.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, March 2009

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Starred, March 2009

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, May 2009

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, January 2009

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, February 2009

Citation/Refs:

New York Times, July 2009

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, October 2009

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), April 2009

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), February 2009

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, April 2009

Summary:

Profiles thirteen women who challenged social norms and government policies to prove they could be exceptional astronauts.

Target Audience:

5.7

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett Library Resources.

Target Audience:

980 Lexile.

Subject:

Project Mercury (U.S.)--History.

Subject:

Women Astronauts--Biography.--Biography--United States

Subject:

Women Astronauts--Biography.--History--20th century

Subject:

Sex discrimination against women--History.--20th century--united States

Subject:

Project Mercury (U.S.)

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