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Anderson, AnnMarie

Summary: "Sally Ride was the first American female astronaut to go to space. She worked on a space shuttle for two different missions. But Sally Ride did more than just travel to space. She also was a teacher, an author, and a scientist. Learn more about her amazing life in this new level 3 biography!, "--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE AND

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Riddolls, Tom.

Summary: Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 RID

Van Vleet, Carmella

Summary: Shares the story of renowned astronaut and distinguished scientist Kathryn Sullivan, describing how she defied the conventions of her childhood to pursue interests previously limited to boys and how she became the first woman to walk in space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SUL

Felix, Rebecca.

Summary: Meet Sally Ride, the first American woman in space! Follow Ride's story as she develops a robotic arm for space shuttles, investigates the Challenger and Columbia disasters, and founds Sally Ride Science. Infographics, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library 2019

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Stine, Megan.

Summary: Looks at the life and career of the physicist and NASA astronaut who became the first American woman in space in 1983.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RID

Guzmán, Lila

Summary: Describes the life of Ellen Ochoa and her drive to become an astronaut and travel into outerspace.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB OCHOA GUZ

Baird, Anne.

Summary: Biographies of America's astronauts with a history of the space program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow Junior Books 1996

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 BAI

Kelly, Scott

Summary: This fascinating picture book memoir about NASA astronaut Scott Kelly takes readers on a journey through his childhood as an average student to his record-breaking year among the stars. --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books for Young Readers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KELLY KEL

Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.)

Summary: This graphic retelling of the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission follows astronaut Michael Collins, commander of the lunar orbiter, to the far side of the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

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Stone, Tanya Lee.

Summary: What does it take to be an astronaut? Excellence at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, top physical shape, any checklist would include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. Here is the tale of thirteen women who proved that they were not only as tough as the toughest man but also brave enough to challenge the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 Stone 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J629.45 STO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 629.45 YA STO
Call number: YA 629.45 STO

Aldrin, Buzz.

Summary: The story of how Buzz Aldrin's dream to walk on the moon's surface came true with years of determination and believing that any goal is possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Children's Books 2005

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Aldrin

Bailey, Gerry.

Summary: "Neil Armstrong's moon rock is discovered by Digby and his sister Hannah in Mr. Rummage's stall at a busy antiques market. This stall holds many different objects and each one tells a great story! Both children love listening to Mr. Rummage's amazing tales of the people who owned these items and how each person made history."--cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Armstrong

Alkire, Jessie

Summary: "Meet Scott Kelly, who lived for a year in space! Follow Kelly's story as he moves from a career as a volunteer Emergency Medical technician to his service in the United States Navy and on to NASA where, with his identical twin brother Mark, spent one year on the International Space Station and part of the Twins Study. Infographics, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEL

Edwards, Roberta.

Summary: A biography that introduces youngsters to Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the Moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET ARMSTRONG

Shepherd, Jodie

Summary: A biography of Mae Jemison, the first female African American astronaut.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 JEM

Schyffert, Bea Uusma.

Summary: A biography of the astronaut, Michael Collins, who circled the moon in the Apollo 12 space capsule while his colleagues Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the lunar module and walked on the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Stacks, Call number: J 629.45 SCH

Kelly, Scott

Summary: Adapted from the memoir of NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent a record-breaking year in space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Books 2018

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Jazynka, Kitson

Summary: "Biography of Buzz Aldrin for beginner readers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE JAZ

Robbins, Dean

Summary: "Journey to the Moon on the Apollo 12 mission with astronaut and artist Alan Bean! As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes. As a young navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit. So he took an art class to learn patterns and forms. But no class could prepare him for the beauty of the lunar surface some 240,000 miles from Earth. In 1969, Alan became the fourth man and first...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2019

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Hernández, José M.

Summary: In this bilingual picture book, astronaut Jose M. Hernandez recounts his childhood as the son of Mexican migrant workers and his life-long dream to travel to the stars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Piñata Books, an imprint of Arte Público Press 2019

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Westman, Paul.

Summary: A biography of Neil Armstrong who, on July 20, 1969, as a member of the three-man Apollo 11 crew, became the first human being to walk on the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 1980

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 ARM

Dixon-Engel, Tara.

Summary: An introduction to the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong, who was the first man to walk on the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ARM

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: "Meet Ellen Ochoa, history's first Hispanic female astronaut! Follow Ochoa's story as she works at NASA's Ames Research Center while attempting to become an astronaut. Her persistence pays off when she is chosen to be astronaut on her third try! Learn about her accomplishments from her space shuttle missions through her retirement as the director of the Johnson Space Center" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 OCH