Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream

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Product Details
Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
Pages
144
Dimensions
9.1 X 9.8 X 0.4 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780763645021

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About the Author
Tanya Lee Stone is a former editor and award-winning author who often writes about strong women. She has garnered starred reviews and other accolades for books such as Up Close: Ella Fitzgerald and the highly popular Amelia Earhart. She lives in Vermont. Attending Texas Book Festival in November 08.
Reviews
Stone presents the full story of early-sixties public discourse about women's capabilities and clearly shows the personal, political, and physical risks taken by the women in pursuit of their dream.
--The Horn Book (starred review)

Readers with an interest in history and in women's struggle for equality will undoubtedly be moved.
--Publishers Weekly

This passionately written account of a classic but little-known challenge to established gender prejudices also introduces readers to a select group of courageous, independent women.
--School Library Journal (starred review)