Mae C. Jemison
First African American Woman in Space
Fearless Female Soldiers, Explorers, and Aviators
Reading Level: 9
Interest Level: 9-12
Many people dream of traveling to the stars. Selected for the NASA Astronaut Corps, Dr. Mae C. Jemison made that journey and became the first African American woman in space. Yet Jamison's incredible accomplishments do not begin and end there. This book details her history and life as a scientist, doctor, astronaut, teacher, dancer, activist, and entrepreneur who continues to be an inspiration today.