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Mae Jemison

Series: African-American Heroes

By Stephen Feinstein

As a little girl, Mae Jemison dreamed about being an astronaut. She became a medical doctor and engineer, but she held onto her dream. In 1992, she was the first African-American woman in space. This easy biography will inspire early independent readers. Its accessible vocabulary and colorful, lively illustrations make it good for reports.

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Library Ed.978-0-7660-2762-6$22.60$16.95

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Reviews

"Written in clear, simple language for younger readers . . . This title, and others in the series, would ably fill the need if you lack biographies written for students just beginning to read nonfiction for information."

Library Media Connection, August/September 2007

". . . an inspiring children’s biography . . . a good selection for elementary libraries for grades 1-3."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, May 2007

"This is an excellent book for students to explore career opportunities."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site, Posted May 11, 2007

". . . this new series introduces young readers to men and women who through their hard work achieved greatness. The featured subjects inspire young readers to follow their dreams."

MultiCultural Review, Summer 2007

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