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Biography Juvenile literature
|Material Type:||Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tanya Lee Stone
|ISBN:||9780763636111 0763636118 9780763645021 0763645028 9780329700805 0329700804 9781451703764 1451703767|
|Notes:||"The true story of the "Mercury 13" women"--Cover.|
|Awards:||Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2010.
Orbis Pictus Honor, 2010.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2010.
|Description:||133 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||T minus thirty-eight years --
I jumped at the offer --
Not a meaningful test! --
Mommy's going to the moon! --
Too good to be true --
Regret to advise --
Let's stop this now! --
Jerrie Cobb isn't running this program. I am! --
The men go off and fight the wars and fly the airplanes --
NASA never had any intention of putting those women in space --
We want to see a woman driving the bus, not sitting in the back --
I am living proof that dreams do come true.
|Responsibility:||Tanya Lee Stone ; [foreword by Margaret A. Weitekamp].|
WorldCat User Reviews (1)
Great addition to the library
I am not a non-fiction reader, but I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. I had meant to just skim through it but I became absorbed in the story. This book is easily accessible to middle school readers, it tells the good and the bad equally and without judgement. A great addition to the library....
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