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Beaufort - St. Helena Branch J B JEMISON (Text) 0530005914272 Juvenile Biography Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781512407914
  • ISBN: 1512407917
  • ISBN: 9781512413113
  • ISBN: 1512413119
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pus and Star Trek -- Dancing, with science -- ... Read More
Summary, etc.:
While watching Star Trek on television as a child, ... Read More
Target Audience Note:
790L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader MG 5.3 0.5 183056
Subject: Jemison, Mae, 1956- > Juvenile literature.
African American women astronauts > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women astronauts > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Astronauts > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women astronauts > Juvenile literature.
Astronauts > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Summary: While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female NASA astronaut. Jemison became a medical doctor before applying for NASA's Space Shuttle program. Then, in 1992, she blasted off on the shuttle Endeavour and conducted scientific experiments to test the effects of space on human bone cells. Jemison has dedicated her life to science education and to finding ways to use technology to help communities around the world. Find out how Jemison's passion for science led to her many impressive achievements.--

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