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The Resource Almost astronauts : the true story of the "Mercury 13" women, by Tanya Lee Stone

Almost astronauts : the true story of the "Mercury 13" women, by Tanya Lee Stone

Label
Almost astronauts : the true story of the "Mercury 13" women
Title
Almost astronauts
Title remainder
the true story of the "Mercury 13" women
Statement of responsibility
by 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
TXN
Dewey number
  • 629.450092273
  • 920
Index
no index present
Intended audience
980
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
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
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
13 women who dared to dream
Label
Almost astronauts : the true story of the "Mercury 13" women, by Tanya Lee Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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!" -- "It was 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
ocm583953479
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9780763636111
Lccn
2008017487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)583953479
  • (Sirsi) a1479152
Label
Almost astronauts : the true story of the "Mercury 13" women, by Tanya Lee Stone
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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!" -- "It was 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
ocm583953479
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
133 pages
Isbn
9780763636111
Lccn
2008017487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)583953479
  • (Sirsi) a1479152

Library Locations

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