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Mae among the stars

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IL: LG - BL: 3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
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A beautiful picture book for sharing and marking special occasions such as graduation, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. An Amazon Best Book of the Month!

A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts.

When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering.

She wanted to be an astronaut.

Her mom told her, "If you believe it, and work hard for it, anything is possible."

Little Mae's curiosity, intelligence, and determination, matched with her parents' encouraging words, paved the way for her incredible success at NASA as the first African American woman to travel in space.

This book will inspire other young girls to reach for the stars, to aspire for the impossible, and to persist with childlike imagination.

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ISBN:
9780062651730
9780063055704
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
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subject_facetAfrican American -- United States
African American girls -- Juvenile fiction
African Americans -- Fiction
Astronauts -- Fiction
Astronauts -- Juvenile fiction
Electronic books
Exploration & Discovery -- Historical
Jemison, Mae, -- 1956- -- Fiction
Jemison, Mae, -- 1956- -- Juvenile fiction
Parent and child -- Fiction
Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction
Picture books
United States -- Biographical
title_displayMae among the stars
title_fullMae Among the Stars [eBook] Ahmed, Roda.
Mae among the stars / written by Roda Ahmed ; illustrations by Stasia Burrington
title_shortMae among the stars
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African American girls
African Americans
Astronauts
Exploration & Discovery
Jemison, Mae
Parent and child
United States