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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

Gibson, Karen Bush.

Summary: When Valentina Tereshkova blasted off aboard Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963, she became the first woman to rocket into space. It would be 19 years before another woman got a chance--cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya in 1982--followed by American astronaut Sally Ride a year later. By breaking the stratospheric ceiling, these women forged a path for many female astronauts, cosmonauts, and mission...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GIB

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: "Young readers will learn all about space."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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Kenney, Karen Latchana

Summary: "How do astronauts prepare for their missions in space? What recent discoveries and innovations have changed how astronauts train? With a focus on STEM, fascinating sidebars, and up-to-date facts, this book delves deep into the world of astronaut training"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2020

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1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: J 629.45 KEN

Calandrelli, Emily

Summary: When eight-year-old Ada uses her love of science and technology to tinker with a ham radio, Nina hears sounds that she thinks are space aliens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED CAL

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

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: "Young readers will learn all about space."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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

Muth, Jon J

Summary: In this graphic adaptation of a story by Stanislaw Lem, a meteoroid damages astronaut and space traveller Ijon's spaceship, and he finds himself caught in a time loop, contending with past and future versions of himself.

Format: text

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

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 MUT

Wilson-Max, Ken

Summary: "Astrid has loved the stars and space for as long as she can remember. "I want to be an astronaut!" she says to everyone who will listen. While her mama is away, Astrid and her papa have fun acting out the challenges an astronaut faces on a space mission -- like being in zero gravity ("I can do that all day long!" she says), eating food from a kind of tube, and doing science experiments with...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: Ziggy and the other members of the Black Dinosaurs go to space camp where they learn about the space program and speculate about the existence of extraterrestrial beings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DRA

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 Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ARM

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET ARMSTRONG

Hawking, Lucy

Summary: When George and Annie are selected as junior astronauts, it is a dream come true until they learn that strange things are happening on Earth as well as in the skies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC HAW

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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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

Hansen, Grace

Summary: A brief biography of American astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, the first person ever to step on the surface of the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2018

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

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: How does it feel to work in zero gravity in a laboratory more than 200 miles above Earth? What kinds of experiments do astronauts carry out? Learn the answers to these questions and more as you get ready to blast off into space!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET RIDE

Teagan, Erin

Summary: "In her third story, Luciana and her family are headed to Chile for winter break. Luci can't wait to see her cousins - but the reunion doesn't go as planned, and Luci feels like an outsider in her own family. Just then she receives a surprise invite from Claire Jacobs, her frenemy from astronaut training camp, to join her at the Mars habitat in the desert and watch NASA scientists at work. It's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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