Who was Sally Ride?

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Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap,
Pub. Date:
c2013.
Language:
English
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In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper ad to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space! Among her other accomplishments, she played tennis like a professional, was an astrophysicist who helped develop a robotic arm for space shuttles, and later, through Sally Ride Science, worked to make science cool and accessible for girls. Sally Ride, who died on July 23, 2012, will continue to inspire young children.
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9780448466873
9781484402153
9780448466880
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.9, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
800L
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subject_facet Astronauts, Astronauts -- Biography, Astronauts -- United States -- Biography, Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Ride, Sally, Ride, Sally -- Juvenile literature, United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Women -- Biography, Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography, Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Women physicists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Who was Sally Ride?
title_full Who was Sally Ride? / Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond, Who was Sally Ride? / by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
title_short Who was Sally Ride?
topic_facet Astronauts, Ride, Sally, Women, Women astronauts, Women physicists