Mae among the stars

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Publisher:
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
Edition:
First edition.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Description

An Amazon Best Book of the Month

A beautiful picture book for sharing, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison.

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
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3, 0.5 Points
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Grouping Title mae among the stars
Grouping Author ahmed roda
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-18 05:04:57AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-19 04:51:47AM

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display_description When young Mae Jemison is asked by her teacher what she wants to be when she grows up, African American Mae tells her mostly white classmates that she wants to be an astronaut, a dream that her parents wholeheartedly support. Mae wanted to be an astronaut. She dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering. Her parents encouraged her, saying, "If you believe it, and work hard for it, anything is possible." This encouragement, along with Mae's own curiosity, intelligence, and determination, paved the way for her to become the first African American woman to travel in space.
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subject_facet African American girls -- Juvenile fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Astronauts -- Fiction, Astronauts -- Juvenile fiction, Jemison, Mae, -- 1956- -- Fiction, Jemison, Mae, -- 1956- -- Juvenile fiction, Parent and child -- Fiction, Parent and child -- Juvenile fiction, Picture books
title_display Mae among the stars
title_full Mae among the stars / written by Roda Ahmed ; illustrations by Stasia Burrington
title_short Mae among the stars
topic_facet African American girls, African Americans, Astronauts, Jemison, Mae, Parent and child