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Author Stone, Tanya Lee.

Title Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream / Tanya Lee Stone.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Somerville MA : Candlewick Press, 2009.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 920 STO    AVAILABLE
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Description 133 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Note "The true story of the "Mercury 13" women" -- Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-127) and index.
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.
Audience 980L Lexile
Note 980L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 7.1 4 129067
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.1 4 129067
Subject Project Mercury (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women astronauts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women astronauts -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Sex discrimination against women -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780763636111 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0763636118 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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