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The Resource Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, by Tanya Lee Stone

Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, by Tanya Lee Stone

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Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream
Title
Almost astronauts
Title remainder
13 women who dared to dream
Statement of responsibility
by Tanya Lee Stone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the story of the thirteen women connected with NASA's Mercury 13 space mission, who braved prejudice and jealousy to make their mark and open the door for the female pilots and space commanders that would soon follow
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, 2010.
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2010.
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
Biography type
collective biography
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304112
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 629.450092273
  • 920
Index
no index present
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980
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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13 women who dared to dream
Label
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, by Tanya Lee Stone
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Publication
Note
The true story of the "Mercury 13" women
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
"T minus thirty-eight years" -- "I jumped at the offer" -- "Not a meaningful test!" -- "Mommy's going to the moon!" -- "It was 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."
Control code
2008017487
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
133 p.
Isbn
9780763636111
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008017487
Label
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, by Tanya Lee Stone
Publication
Note
The true story of the "Mercury 13" women
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
"T minus thirty-eight years" -- "I jumped at the offer" -- "Not a meaningful test!" -- "Mommy's going to the moon!" -- "It was 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."
Control code
2008017487
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
133 p.
Isbn
9780763636111
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008017487

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