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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

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

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

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

Barrett, Judi

Summary: When astronauts land on Mars, their first discovery is a substance not unlike pie filling and Kate and Henry are eager to go taste some, but Grandpa, who may have some inside information, discourages them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2013

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2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Barrett 2013

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

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 Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 KEN

Kelly, Mark E.

Summary: El astronauta Mark Kelly voló con "ratonautas" en su primer vuelo espacial a bordo del transbordador Endeavour en 2001. Ratonauta cuenta la historia de un ratoncito que lo que más quiere es viajar al espacio exterior. El ratoncito trabaja tan duro como los ratones más grandes para mostrar que está listo para la misión...¡y es escogido para el vuelo! Mientras están en el espacio, los astronautas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2021

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: J468 SPANISH KEL

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

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 Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Calandrelli 2018

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

Hadfield, Chris

Summary: "NASA is about to launch Apollo 18. While the mission has been billed as a scientific one, flight controller Kazimieras 'Kaz' Zemeckis knows there is a darker objective. Intelligence has discovered a secret Soviet space station spying on America, and Apollo 18 may be the only chance to stop it. But even as Kaz races to keep the NASA crew one step ahead of their Russian rivals, a deadly accident...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HAD

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

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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Lawrence, Ellen

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

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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Brown, Carron

Summary: Watch as astronauts blast off into space with this beautifully illustrated book. By simply holding the book up to the light, or shining a torch behind each page, young readers will be able to discover how astronauts work, eat and exercise on a space station, and will delight in following a crew from lift-off to touch-down. The innovative see-through feature fulfills a similar function to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE SPANISH BRO

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

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