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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 RID

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

Dolan, Hannah

Summary: Profiles four women who have been integral to NASA's space program, helping to develop the Hubble Space Telescope, create computer code to send spacecraft to the moon, and work onboard the space shuttle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DOL

Weitekamp, Margaret A.

Contents: "Going to town for the men of science": Randy Lovelace and Jackie Cochran -- "This Buck Rogers nonsense": aviation and aerospace medicine -- WASPs, whirly-girls, and ninety-nines: female pilots and postwar women's aviation -- "Should a girl be first in space?": Betty Skelton, Ruth Nichols, and Jerrie Cobb -- "Initial examinations for female astronaut candidates": Lovelace's woman in space...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2004

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Sherr, Lynn

Summary: The definitive biography of Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, by the ABC reporter who covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys' club to a more inclusive elite. This is a rich portrait of a fascinating woman whose life intersected with revolutionary social and scientific changes in America. Warm and admiring but unsparing, it makes this extraordinarily talented and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 RIDE, SALLY SHE

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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 Interlochen

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Sherr, Lynn.

Summary: The definitive biography of Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, with exclusive insights from Ride's family and partner, by the ABC reporter who covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys' club to a more inclusive elite.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RIDE, SALLY SHE

Russo, Carolyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.1 Russo 1997

Nolen, Stephanie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Four Walls Eight Windows 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.45 NOL

Haynsworth, Leslie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.13 HAY

Sullivan, Kathy

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The first American woman to walk in space recounts her experience as part of the team that launched, rescued, repaired, and maintained the Hubble Space Telescope.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The MIT Press 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Sherr, Lynn.

Summary: Sally Ride made history as the first American woman in space. A member of the first astronaut class to include women, NASA chose her for the seventh shuttle mission. After a second flight, Ride served on the panels investigating the Challenger explosion and the Columbia disintegration that killed all aboard. Lynn Sherr writes about Ride's scrupulously guarded personal life, with exclusive...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 RIDE, SALLY SHE

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