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

Author(s): Stone, Tanya Lee
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Subjects: Women astronauts--United States--Biography--Juvenile literature
Women astronauts--United States--History--20th century--Juvenile literature
Sex discrimination against women--United States--History--20th century--Juvenile literature
Project Mercury (U.S.)--History--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Somerville MA : Candlewick Press, 2009
LC Classification: T, TL
Physical Description: 133 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2008017487
ISBN: 9780763636111 (hardcover : alk. paper) :$24.99
ISBN: 0763636118 (hardcover : alk. paper)
"The true story of the "Mercury 13" women"-Cover
Includes bibliographical references
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."
OCLC Number: 225846987
ISBN/ISSN: 9780763636111