Sally Ride: The First American Woman in Space

Tom Riddolls (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194732

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Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her. Since then, she has written several books introducing young readers to the subject of space exploration and encouraging them to study the sciences.

Reading Level
Lexile
1178L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Z
ATOS
8.7
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Astronomy & Space Biographies History
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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