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Mae Jemison : the first African American woman astronaut

Author: Liza N Burby
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Briefly traces the life of the first African-American woman to go into space, from her childhood in Chicago through her education and work as a doctor to her historic flight.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Mae Jemison; Mae Jemison; Mae Jemison; Mae Jemison
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liza N Burby
ISBN: 0823950271 9780823950270
OCLC Number: 35986166
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 19 x 20 cm.
Contents: Dreams of going to space --
Learning from her father --
Mae studies science --
Mae becomes a doctor --
On the move again --
NASA chooses Mae --
The training begins --
Outer space at last --
Mae returns to Earth --
Helping others.
Responsibility: Liza N. Burby.

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Briefly traces the life of the first African-American woman to go into space, from her childhood in Chicago through her education and work as a doctor to her historic flight.

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