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Mae Jemison: The First African American Woman Astronaut

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Studies show that girls are often discouraged from pursuing careers in science and medicine. This series of biographies was created specifically to counter gender bias and to give young girls positive role models in these fields. Readers cannot help but be impressed by these inspiring stories of women who overcame obstacles to excel in the fields of science and medicine.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published December 31st 1997 by PowerKids Press
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Oct 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Mae was an African –American little girl who dreamed of becoming an astronaut. When she grew up she went to school to be a doctor. After her graduation and residency, she joined the Peace Corps and helped heal sick people in West Africa for almost 3 years. Back in the US, she enrolled in a NASA program to be an astronaut, and one of the few was chosen among 2000 applicants. On September 12, 1992, her dream became true and she was the first African- American woman to travel to outer spac
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