The Story of Mae Jemison

By Amy Drorbaugh
Picture Books

Young Mae Jemison was a dreamer. While other girls were expected to become nurses or teachers, Mae just knew she would one day become an astronaut. Fascinated by science and the night sky, Mae pushed through the obstacles before her to become the first female African American astronaut. People everywhere will be inspired by this story of aspiration, determination, and grit and will discover that they can achieve anything they can conceive!

This book is a suggested read-aloud for The Good and the Beautiful Space Science Unit Study.

(Reviewed by Jenny Phillips)

Genre Biography
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  • 4 Entertainment Value
  • 4 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 4 Literary Value
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