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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch E AHMED R (Text) 33126023092301 Easy Available -
Erlanger Branch E AHMED R (Text) 33126023092343 Easy Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch E AHMED R (Text) 33126023092293 Easy Available -

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  • ISBN: 0062651730
  • ISBN: 9780062651730
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

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Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note:
4-8.
Subject: African Americans Fiction
Parent and child Fiction
Astronauts Fiction
African American girls Fiction
Jemison, Mae 1956- Fiction

  • Baker & Taylor
    A picture book story inspired by the first African-American woman to travel in space describes how as a child, a persevering Little Mae dreamed of dancing in space while surrounded by billions of stars. 25,000 first printing.
  • Baker & Taylor
    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.
  • HARPERCOLL

    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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