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

Stone, Tanya Lee (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780763636111 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0763636118 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780763645021 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 133 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville MA : Candlewick Press, c2008.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: "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."

Available copies

  • 30 copies at Merrimack Valley Library Consortium. (Show)
  • 2 copies at Haverhill Public Library.

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0 current holds with 38 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Collection Status Due Date
Haverhill Public Library J/629.45/Sto (Text) Children's Available -
Haverhill Public Library J/629.45/Sto (Text) Children's Checked out 07/30/2015
Haverhill Public Library J/629.45/Sto (Text) Children's Available -
Subject: Project Mercury (U.S.) > History > Juvenile literature.
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.
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