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Mae Among the Stars - Cover
Mae Among the Stars
Roda Ahmed, Harper Collins 2018
A simply told (and beautifully illustrated) biography of astronaut Mae Jemison, the first African American Woman to go into space. Her life story focuses on her childhood dream of "seeing the world from up there" and her hard work to achieve that goal. The book is infused with a sense of magic and wonder about space and stars and travel.

Ages: Play Years (2-4), Transition (4-5)
Languages: English
Book Types: Non-Fiction, Story Book
Identity Groups: Non-Stereotypical Females, African American
Special Topics: Bedtime/Nighttime, Travel, Engineering/Technology - STEAM, Earth, Physical, Life Science: STEAM, Work, Banned Books (Recent)
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Care & Love of Nature, Imagination & Playfulness, Global Awareness