Roda Ahmed, Harper Collins 2018
A wonderful trailblazing woman to celebrate and learn about!
This is a simply told (and beautifully illustrated) biography of astronaut Mae Jemison, the first African American Woman to go into space. It focuses on her childhood dream of “seeing the world from up there” and her hard work to achieve that goal. a sense of magic and wonder about space and stars and travel infuse this inspiring book.
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