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The Resource Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures, Karen Bush Gibson

Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures, Karen Bush Gibson

Label
Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures
Title
Women in space
Title remainder
23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures
Statement of responsibility
Karen Bush Gibson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stories of the female pilots, physicists, and doctors who broke the stratospheric ceiling
Member of
Summary
Profiles twenty-three women from ten different countries whose careers span half a century of human spaceflight, including such heroines as Sally Ride, Peggy Whitson, Mae Jemison, and the women of Mercury 13
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10276630
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gibson, Karen Bush
Dewey number
629.450092/52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1080L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
TL793
LC item number
.G457 2014
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  • 1080
  • 1080
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Women of action
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  • Women astronauts
  • Women in astronautics
  • Women astronauts
  • Women in astronautics
Target audience
adolescent
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23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures
Label
Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures, Karen Bush Gibson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
999490
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9781613748442
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013024950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781613748442
Label
Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures, Karen Bush Gibson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
999490
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9781613748442
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013024950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781613748442

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