Blast Off Into Space Like Mae Jemison
Is this book about a real woman in STEAM?
In this imaginatively illustrated book from the Work It, Girl series, discover how Mae Jemison became the first African American woman in space in this true story of her life. Then, learn 10 key lessons from her work you can apply to your own life.
When Mae Jemison was a little girl, she loved science, dancing, and dinosaurs. She watched the Apollo moon landings and wondered why none of the astronauts were women—and she just didn't buy the answers she was given...
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
8 - 12 years
Girls Love STEAM Review:
Additional Reader & Professional Reviews:
“An approachable, relatable introduction Jemison’s life.”
-- Publishers Weekly
"A beautifully engaging biography series."
-- Maggie Reagan, Booklist
"A very well-executed, colorful, and detailed biography of an American heroine."
-- School Library Journal, starred review
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