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Astronauts : women on the final frontier

Author: Jim Ottaviani; Maris Wicks
Publisher: New York : First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Graphic : 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: Biographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Juvenile works
Nonfiction comics
Juvenile literature
Cartoons and comics
Biography Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Biography, Graphic, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Ottaviani; Maris Wicks
ISBN: 9781626728776 1626728771 9781250760036 1250760038
OCLC Number: 1151515357
Description: 157 pages, 12 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: written by Jim Ottaviani ; artwork by Maris Wicks.


In Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier, Jim Ottaviani and illustrator Maris Wicks capture the incredible drive of the first women in space.  Read more...


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Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier

by barker_patricia (WorldCat user published about 2 weeks ago) 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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