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Author Uhl, Xina M.

Title Mae Jemison : First Female African American Astronaut
Published New York, NY : Rosen Publishing Group, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (106 pages)
Series Super Female Scientists Ser
Super Female Scientists Ser
Contents A love of science -- The college years -- Dr. Jemison -- Serving her country -- Making the grade in space -- Leaving NASA
Summary As the first African-American woman in space, Mae Jemison inspired the nation and the world. Her role as an astronaut on the mission of the space shuttle Endeavour may be her most visible accomplishment, but it is by no means the only one. Jemison's restless intellect led her to become a doctor, scientist, teacher, and writer. She learned Japanese, Swahili, and Russian fluently, and supported the arts created by African American women. Readers will enjoy this timely, comprehensive guide to Mae Jemison, an amazing human to celebrate
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Subject Jemison, Mae, 1956- -- Juvenile literature
Jemison, Mae, 1956-
African American women astronauts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
African American women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American women astronauts.
African American women.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
Author Alagna, Magdalena.
ISBN 1725340496