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Ilan Ramon : Jewish star

Author: Devra Newberger Speregen
Publisher: Philadelphia : Jewish Publication Society, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st ed
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A biography of Israel's first astronaut ending with his tragic death aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Ilan Ramon; Ilan Ramon; Ilan Ramon; Ilan Ramon
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Devra Newberger Speregen
ISBN: 0827607695 9780827607699
OCLC Number: 54081737
Awards: Commended for Sydney Taylor Book Award (Older Readers) 2004
Description: ix, 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Reaching for the stars --
Ilan's roots --
Pilot --
Hero pilot: the mission that changed history --
Air Force Colonel --
Sabra in space --
STS-107: like family --
Preparing for space --
Rocketing into the "blue and white" sky --
Life in space --
Coming home --
Fallen stars --
Remembering a hero --
Eulogies for Colonel Ilan Ramon --
Important dates.
Responsibility: Devra Newberger Speregen.
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Ilan Ramon was a bold fighter pilot, Air Force colonel in the Israeli army, and payload specialist on the Space Shuttle Columbia. He was a role model for many young Israelis. Young readers will be  Read more...

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"This is an engaging, informative, and highly recommended biography that showcases the personal story of a courageous combat pilot, astronaut, devoted husband, and father."-Midwest Book Review * Read more...

 
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