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Astronaut

Author: Mae Jemison; Dana Meachen Rau
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, ©2013.
Series: True book.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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"In 1992, Dr. Mae Jemison made history by spending eight days in Earth's orbit, making her the first black woman ever to visit space. Twenty years later, Dr. Jemison is pushing space travel forward again with her 100 Year Starship Foundation. In this new "True Book" series, readers will join Dr. Jemison as she guides them on a tour of our solar system and explains how astronomers have used technology to discover new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mae Jemison; Dana Meachen Rau
ISBN: 9780531255001 053125500X 9780531240601 0531240606
OCLC Number: 854847700
Target Audience: Age 9-12.; Grades 4 to 6.
Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Giant leaps in history --
Journey to the stars --
Designing a starship --
Living in interstellar space --
Here and now.
Series Title: True book.
Responsibility: Mae Jemison and Dana Meachen Rau.

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"In 1992, Dr. Mae Jemison made history by spending eight days in Earth's orbit, making her the first black woman ever to visit space. Twenty years later, Dr. Jemison is pushing space travel forward again with her 100 Year Starship Foundation. In this new "True Book" series, readers will join Dr. Jemison as she guides them on a tour of our solar system and explains how astronomers have used technology to discover new stars and planets."--From publisher description.

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