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Astronauts : women on the final frontier

Author: Jim Ottaviani; Maris Wicks
Publisher: New York : First Second, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"The U.S. may have put the first man on the moon, but it was the Soviet space program that made Valentina Tereshkova the first woman in space. It took years to catch up, but soon NASA's first female astronauts were racing past milestones of their own. The trail-blazing women of Group 9, NASA's first mixed gender class, had the challenging task of convincing the powers that be that a woman's place is in space, but  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Biographical comics
Comics (Graphic works)
Nonfiction comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Cartoons and comics
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Ottaviani; Maris Wicks
ISBN: 9781626728776 1626728771 9781250760036 1250760038
OCLC Number: 1137787651
Description: 157 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: written by Jim Ottaviani ; artwork by Maris Wicks.


A nonfiction graphic novel for middle grade readers about notable female astronauts.  Read more...


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Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier

by barker_patricia (WorldCat user published 2021-02-16) Good Permalink

This is a pretty creative book about some of America's first women in space. It is written in a comic book fashion, so it is easy to read. It talks about the struggles women had getting into space programs, and also shows how they didn't let this stop them from following their dream. Women have contributed...
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