Who Was Sally Ride? (Paperback)

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By Megan Stine, Who Hq, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
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Description


In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper ad to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space Among her other accomplishments, she played tennis like a professional, was an astrophysicist who helped develop a robotic arm for space shuttles, and later, through Sally Ride Science, worked to make science cool and accessible for girls. Sally Ride, who died on July 23, 2012, will continue to inspire young children.

About the Author


Megan Stine is the author of many books for young girls, from books about TV celebrities to historical fiction and biographies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780448466873
ISBN-10: 0448466872
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: May 16th, 2013
Pages: 103
Language: English
Series: Who Was...?