Sally Ride A Photobiography Of America S Pioneering Woman In Space

Author: Tam O'Shaughnessy
Editor: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 1626725918
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Years before millions of Americans tuned in to watch her historic space flight aboard the Challenger in 1983, Sally Ride stayed up late to watch Neil Armstrong become the first person to walk on the moon. The next morning, she woke up to win her first round singles match at a national junior tennis tournament. Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America's Pioneering Woman Astronaut, is an intimate journey from her formative years to her final moments. Before she was an astronaut, Sally was a competitive tennis player who excelled at the game to such an extent that Billie Jean King told her she could play on the pro circuit. Before she earned a Ph.D. in physics, she was called an underachiever by her high school classmates. After her first historic space flight-she took a second in 1984-Sally continued to break ground as an inspirational advocate for space exploration, public policy, and science education, who fought gender stereotypes and opened doors for girls and women in all fields during the second half of the twentieth century. This vivid photobiography, written by Sally's life, writing, and business partner, Tam O'Shaughnessy, offers an intimate and revealing glimpse into the life and mind of the famously private, book-loving, tennis-playing physicist who made history.
Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America's Pioneering Woman in Space
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Tam O'Shaughnessy
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-06 - Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

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Mission: Planet Earth
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Sally Ride, Tam O'Shaughnessy
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-17 - Publisher: Flash Point

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Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Sally Ride, Tam O'Shaughnessy
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-17 - Publisher: Flash Point

PRACTICAL STEPS TO SAVE THE PLANET A how-to companion packed with simple things kids can do to have an impact. From simple measures like turning off the water while you brush your teeth, to bigger challenges like MAKING SOME NOISE in the larger community, this simple guide helps lay a
Stirring Waters
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Diann L. Neu
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-25 - Publisher: Liturgical Press

For years, religious leaders and communities around the world have turned to the Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual (WATER) for feminist liturgies for justice. Now—in celebration of the organization’s thirty-fifth anniversary—Stirring Waters gathers fifty-two of these beautiful liturgies, ready-made to help your community venerate powerful women of faith,
Women Spacefarers
Language: en
Pages: 403
Authors: Umberto Cavallaro
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-02 - Publisher: Springer

This book tells the fascinating stories of the valiant women who broke down barriers to join the space program. Beginning with the orbital flight of USSR cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova in 1963, they became players in the greatest adventure of our time. The author contextualizes their accomplishments in light of the