Mae Jemison: Trailblazing Astronaut, Doctor, And Teacher

ISBN-10: 0778727041
ISBN-13: 9780778727040
Author: Barghoorn, Linda
Interest Level: 2-5
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing

Publication Date: October 2016

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 32

Series: Remarkable Lives Revealed


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Interest Level

Grades 2-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: P
Lexile: 940L

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage

Description
The first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison has broken barriers in science and medicine to become one of the most admired women worldwide. This fascinating book describes how Jemison refused to let anyone stand in the way of her dreams. She became a doctor and worked in the Peace Corps until NASA invited her to join the astronaut program. Today, she is an important advocate for science in education--especially for girls and women. Jemison also continues to push scientific research to improve life in developing countries.
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