Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared To Dream

ISBN-10: 0763645028
ISBN-13: 9780763645021
Author: Stone, Tanya Lee
Interest Level: 5-8
Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication Date: February 2009

Copyright: 2009

Page Count: 144


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Interest Level

Grades 5-8

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Y
Lexile: 980L
Accelerated Reader Level: 7.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 4.0

BISAC Subjects

Women astronauts; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature

Women astronauts; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature

Women astronauts; United States; Biography; Juvenile literature

Description
Here is the tale of thirteen women who proved that they were not only as tough as the toughest man but also brave enough to challenge the government. But even though the Mercury 13 women did not make it into space, they did not lose, for their example empowered young women to take their place in the sky, piloting jets and commanding space capsules.
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