The Resource Mae Jemison : awesome astronaut, Jill C. Wheeler, (electronic resource)

Mae Jemison : awesome astronaut, Jill C. Wheeler, (electronic resource)

Label
Mae Jemison : awesome astronaut
Title
Mae Jemison
Title remainder
awesome astronaut
Statement of responsibility
Jill C. Wheeler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this title, examine the life of imaginative space traveler and medical innovator Mae Jemison. Readers will enjoy digging into Jemison's personal story, beginning with her childhood in Chicago where she watched Star Trek and conducted dozens of her own science experiments. Students can trace Jemison's success, from her education at Stanford University and Cornell University to her years volunteering with the Peace Corps, before her acceptance into the NASA space program and flight into space on the Endeavour. Engaging text and photos offer insight on topics such as astronomy, gravity, and biomedical engineering. While a timeline, glossary, and index supplement the text, an entertaining science activity allows readers their own hands-on experience based on the science that inspired this woman's groundbreaking career. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company
Member of
Summary
Presents an overview of the life, career, and accomplishments of the first African American woman astronaut
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10155416
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wheeler, Jill C.
Dewey number
629.450092
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Women in science
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  • Jemison, Mae
  • African American women astronauts
  • Astronauts
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
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awesome astronaut
Label
Mae Jemison : awesome astronaut, Jill C. Wheeler, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11893325
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614800835
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11893325
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11893325
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mae Jemison : awesome astronaut, Jill C. Wheeler, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11893325
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614800835
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11893325
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11893325
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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