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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
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304112
Cataloging source
DLC
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Stone, Tanya Lee
Dewey number
629.450092/273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.85.A1
LC item number
S79 2008
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980
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Project Mercury (U.S.)
  • Women astronauts
  • Women astronauts
  • Sex discrimination against women
Target audience
juvenile
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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"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-130) and index
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
133 p.
Isbn
9780763636111
Lccn
2008017487
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)225846987
Label
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, Tanya Lee Stone
Publication
Note
"The true story of the "Mercury 13" women"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-130) and index
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
133 p.
Isbn
9780763636111
Lccn
2008017487
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)225846987

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