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 Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream
 Author: Stone, Tanya Lee

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Ericksen, Susan

 Publisher:  Findaway World, LLC
 Pub Year: 2009

 Dewey: 629.4500
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 1 sound media player (ca. 4 hr.), digital, HD audio, 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.

 BTSB No: P00963 ISBN: 9781441890986
 Ages: 10-13 Grades: 5-8

 Subjects:
 Project Mercury (U.S.) -- History
 Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography
 Sex discrimination against women -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Price: $47.49

Summary:
Thirteen women who proved that they were not only as tough as the toughest man but also brave enough to challenge the government. They were blocked by prejudice, jealousy, and the scrawled note of one of the most powerful men in Washington. But even though the Mercury 13 women did not make it into space, they did not lose, for their example empowered young women to take their place in the sky, piloting jets and commanding space capsules.




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