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Sally Ride : Shooting for the Stars (Great Lives Series)
by Jane Hurwitz, Sue Hurwitz (Contributor)
Profiles the life of America's first woman astronaut to fly in space. Jain Sally's astronaut training as she learns to fly jets, practices sea rescue missions, and floats weightlessly in a special "zero gravity" aircraft. Ingram
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Paperback - 128 pages (September 1989)
Columbine Trade; ISBN: 044990394X

Managing Martians
by Donna Shirley et al.
Donna Shirley dreamed of going to Mars since she was a starstruck kid in Oklahoma, reading science fiction and staring up at the big Western sky. Managing Martians chronicles her life from flight-obsessed childhood to the realization of her dream as manager of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars Exploration Program--the people who sent Pathfinder and the rover Sojourner to the red planet in 1997.

The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight
by Martha Ackmann, Lynn Sherr
Hardcover from Random House
Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race
by Stephanie Nolen
The story of the 13 women who trained in the early 1960s to be Mercury astronauts
Hardcover from Four Walls Eight Windows
On the Shuttle : Eight Days in Space
by Barbara Bondar, Roberta Bondar (Contributor)
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Paperback - 64 pages
Owl Communications; ISBN: 1895688108

Mae C. Jemison : 1st Black Female Astronaut
by Ebraska D. Ceasor
Paperback (April 1992)
New Day Pr; ISBN: 0913678228 
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Shannon Lucid : Space Ambassador
by Carmen Bredeson
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Library Binding - 48 pages
Millbrook Pr; ISBN: 0761304061

Touching the Earth
by Roberta Bondar
Paperback - 144 pages
Key Porter Books; ISBN: 1550136577

Christa McAuliffe : A Space Biography
by Laura S. Jeffrey
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Library Binding - 48 pages
Enslow Publishers, Inc.; ISBN: 0894909762

Ellen Ochoa : The First Hispanic Woman Astronaut
by Maritza Romero
Library Binding - 24 pages
Powerkids Pr; ISBN: 0823950875

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