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Almost Astronauts

13 Women Who Dared to Dream

Almost Astronauts( )
Author: Stone, Tanya Lee
Foreword by: Weitekamp, Margaret A.
ISBN:978-1-60686-796-9
Publication Date:Jun 2010
Publisher:Perfection Learning Corporation
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

When NASA was launched in 1958, 13 women proved they had as much of the right stuff as men to be astronauts, but their way to space was blocked by prejudice, insecurity, and a scrawled note written by one of Washington's most powerful men. This is the true story of the Mercury 13 women. Illustrations.

Book Details
Pages:133
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.1 x 9.8 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.55 Pounds
Author Biography
Stone, Tanya Lee (Author)


Tanya Lee Stone studied English at Oberlin College and was an editor of children's nonfiction for many years. She also has a Masters Degree. She teaches writing at Champlain College. After many years as an editor. Tanya moved to Vermont and returned to writing. This award-winning author has written titles that include the young adult novel, A Bad Boy Can Be Good for a Girl, Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald , picture books Elizabeth Leads the Way, Sandy's Circus, and Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors? She has also written narrative nonfiction with her titles: Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream, and The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie. In 2014 her title, Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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