Mae Jemison: First Female African American Astronaut

ISBN-10: 172534047X
ISBN-13: 9781725340473
Author: Uhl, Xina M. and Magdalena Alagna
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Rosen Publishing

Publication Date: January 2020

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 104

Series: Super Female Scientists


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Interest Level

Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Z

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American *

Description
As the first African-American woman in space, Mae Jemison inspired the nation and the world. Her role as an astronaut on the mission of the space shuttle Endeavour may be her most visible accomplishment, but it is by no means the only one. Jemison's restless intellect led her to become a doctor, scientist, teacher, and writer. She learned Japanese, Swahili, and Russian fluently, and supported the arts created by African American women. Readers will enjoy this timely, comprehensive guide to Mae Jemison, an amazing human to celebrate.
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