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The Resource Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, Tanya Lee Stone

Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, Tanya Lee Stone

Label
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream
Title
Almost astronauts
Title remainder
13 women who dared to dream
Statement of responsibility
Tanya Lee Stone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the story of the thirteen women connected with NASA's Mercury 13 space mission, who braved prejudice and jealousy to make their mark and open the door for the female pilots and space commanders that would soon follow
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, 2010.
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal, 2010.
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
304112
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.450092/273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
980
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
TL789.85.A1
LC item number
S79 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
980
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 7.1
  • 8.3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
13 women who dared to dream
Label
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, Tanya Lee Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The true story of the 'Mercury 13' women."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
"T minus thirty-eight years" -- "I jumped at the offer" -- "Not a meaningful test!" -- "Mommy's going to the moon!" -- "Too good to be true" -- "Regret to advise--" -- "Let's stop this now!" -- "Jerrie Cobb isn't running this program. I am!" -- "The men go off and fight the wars and fly the airplanes" -- "NASA never had any intention of putting those women in space" -- "We want to see a woman driving the bus, not sitting in the back" -- "I am living proof that dreams do come true."
Control code
225846987
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9780763636111
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008017487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, Tanya Lee Stone
Publication
Note
"The true story of the 'Mercury 13' women."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
"T minus thirty-eight years" -- "I jumped at the offer" -- "Not a meaningful test!" -- "Mommy's going to the moon!" -- "Too good to be true" -- "Regret to advise--" -- "Let's stop this now!" -- "Jerrie Cobb isn't running this program. I am!" -- "The men go off and fight the wars and fly the airplanes" -- "NASA never had any intention of putting those women in space" -- "We want to see a woman driving the bus, not sitting in the back" -- "I am living proof that dreams do come true."
Control code
225846987
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9780763636111
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008017487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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