Roberta Bondar: Canada's First Woman in Space

Judy Wearing (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194725

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By the time Roberta Bondar became Canada's first woman in space in 1992, she already had careers as a doctor, a scientist, and a professional photographer. Born in 1945 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, a town on the border between Canada and the United States, Roberta has had an active career in both countries. Today she is well known for her continuing work on behalf of the planet, writing and appearing on TV and in documentaries, covering Space Shuttle launches at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and shedding new light on the needs of the natural world.

Reading Level
Lexile
1090L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
8.2
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Astronomy & Space Biographies
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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