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Written by Jodie Shepherd


ISBN: 978-0-531-20595-2

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Mae Jemison was a bright child who was always fascinated by science. The top student and gifted dancer ignored naysayers and worked hard to achieve her dream of becoming a doctor and an astronaut. She then went on to become the first African-American woman to travel to space.
Item #: 637229
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2015
Trim Size: 6" x 7"
Pages: 32
Grades: 1
Ages: 6 - 7
Dewey #: 629.450092
Guided Reading Level: M
Lexile Level: NC710L
AR Quiz #: 172547
AR Points: 0.5
ATOS Level: 3.9
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