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Sally Ride

Life on a Mission

Real-Life Story

by Sue Macy

eBook
Sally Ride was more than the first woman in space—she was a real-life explorer and adventurer whose life story is a true inspiration for all those who dream big.
Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in her lifetime she was also a nationally ranked tennis player, a physicist who enjoyed reading Shakespeare, a university professor, and the founder of a company that helped inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in science and math. Posthumously, she was a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

From Sally Ride's youth to her many groundbreaking achievements in space and beyond, Sue Macy's riveting biography tells the story of not only a pioneering astronaut, but a leader and explorer whose life, as President Barack Obama said, "demonstrates that the sky is no limit for those who dream of reaching for the stars."

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Publisher: Aladdin

Kindle Book

  • Release date: September 9, 2014

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  • ISBN: 9781442488564
  • Release date: September 9, 2014

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781442488564
  • File size: 16233 KB
  • Release date: September 9, 2014


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Levels

Lexile® Measure:1170
Text Difficulty:8-9

Sally Ride was more than the first woman in space—she was a real-life explorer and adventurer whose life story is a true inspiration for all those who dream big.
Most people know Sally Ride as the first American female astronaut to travel in space. But in her lifetime she was also a nationally ranked tennis player, a physicist who enjoyed reading Shakespeare, a university professor, and the founder of a company that helped inspire girls and young women to pursue careers in science and math. Posthumously, she was a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

From Sally Ride's youth to her many groundbreaking achievements in space and beyond, Sue Macy's riveting biography tells the story of not only a pioneering astronaut, but a leader and explorer whose life, as President Barack Obama said, "demonstrates that the sky is no limit for those who dream of reaching for the stars."

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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Aladdin

    Kindle Book
    Release date: September 9, 2014

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781442488564
    Release date: September 9, 2014

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781442488564
    File size: 16233 KB
    Release date: September 9, 2014

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    Lexile® Measure: 1170
    Text Difficulty: 8-9
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