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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 Nonfiction, 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

Abawi, Atia

Summary: "As the first American woman in space, Sally Ride broke barriers and made her dreams come true. But she wanted to do even more! After leaving NASA, she created science and engineering programs that would help other girls and women make their dreams come true as well."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2021

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

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET RIDE

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

Alexander, Heather

Summary: "Mae Jemison is the first African American woman to travel to space. She's also a medical doctor who once joined the Peace Corps. And a trained dancer, too! Experience all the exciting moments in Dr. Jemison's thrilling life in this exciting biography, packed with two-color illustrations and fun facts, including the secrets of NASA"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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

Kelly, Scott

Summary: "Using ten life-changing moments from his path to space, Astronaut Scott Kelly shares his advice for mastering fear and failure, and turning our daily struggles into rocket fuel for success"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 629.45 KEL

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

Mosca, Julia Finley

Summary: "Meet Dr. Ellen Ochoa, a determined space pioneer with a stellar symphony of talents. Growing up in a family of immigrants, Ellen dreamed of becoming a professional flutist, but all of that changed when she discovered engineering in college. Though she was told that field of study wasn't for girls, the bright young scientist refused to give up--ultimately becoming a NASA astronaut who shattered...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Innovation Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB OSHOA MOS

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J Space Aldrin

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JEM

Rau, Dana Meachen

Summary: From the time he was a little boy, Neil Armstrong dreamed of flying bout how he turned his dream into realityand how his incredible drive, determination, and talent took him all the way to the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2014

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

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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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET ARMSTRONG

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 STO

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1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT 629.45 Stone

Woolf, Alex

Summary: "A biography of Neil Armstrong's life--from his early childhood to walking on the moon and legacy."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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Calkhoven, Laurie.

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR Blue Calkhoven 2016

Jazynka, Kitson

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 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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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BEA

Mitchell, Edgar D.

Summary: An Apollo 14 astronaut recounts his life, including his early years living in Roswell, New Mexico, his time as a Navy combat pilot, and his incredible journey to the Moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Independent Pub Group 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 629.454 MIT

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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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J 921 SPANISH HER

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