Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream
Publish date: February 24th 2009
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Pages no: 134
Edition language: English
Less stars because I feel this would be better as a picture book than as an audiobook, and because it's aimed at middle schoolers (which is great, but not what I was hoping it would be), thus spending a lot of time on very basic feminism (yay! teaching middle schoolers feminism!). So it dragged a bi...
Stone tells the fascinating, dramatic true story of the “Mercury 13,” a group of women aviators who proved to be as courageous, intelligent, and fit as any man, but were nonetheless barred from NASA’s astronaut program because of their gender. When NASA was created in 1958 and the astronaut training...
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