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Following her childhood dreams, Mae Jemison grew to become an accomplished woman as a chemical engineer, scientist, physican, and astronaut while having made her mark in the history books as the first African-American woman to travel into space.
From majoring in chemical engineering at Stanford University (at the age of 16) to giggling with hairdressers in Nairobi (in Swahili) to orbiting the Earth as the first woman of color to travel in space (conducting experiments in life and material sciences and bone cell research as the mission's science specialist), Mae Jemison has never been one to sit and watch life pass her by. From childhood, Jemison knew she would be an astronaut--the fact that space travelers tended to be white men only meant one more obstacle she would gladly face. Her autobiography, sassy, confident, and witty, is full of anecdotes designed to empower young readers, even as they chuckle at her foibles and cheer her victories. Whether working as a Peace Corps medical officer, fiercely upholding her feminist stance in a sexist college class, or dancing her "fanny off," Jemison is an inspiration to every child who dreams big. (Ages 10 and older) --Emilie Coulter

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Brand:
Scholastic Press
Manufacturer:
Scholastic Press
Category:
Science & Technology
EAN:
9780439131957
ISBN:
0439131952
Edition:
1
Author:
Dr. Mae Jemison
Publisher:
Scholastic Press
Publication Date:
2001-04-01
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Hardcover
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0.8 pounds
Item Size:
0.75 x 8.5 x 5.75 inches
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0.8 pounds
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5.6 x 0.8 x 8.3 inches

 


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