Sally Ride: First American Female in Space

Sally Ride: First American Female in Space

by Linda R. Wade

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 5-7-Seven or eight short chapters cover each subject's childhood, education, personal and professional lives, and career accomplishments. The quality of the writing in these titles varies. Crick is excellent: the style is upbeat, grammatically complex, yet easy to read. The well-written Waksman imparts a sense of the mystery and delight in discovery, making this more obscure, but important, researcher accessible to students. Unfortunately, Ride-which has perhaps the greatest potential audience of the three-plods along with simple declarative sentences and a ponderous passive voice lacking the spirit of adventure notable in the other titles. All three have average-quality, black-and-white photos, large print, and glossy pages.-Mary R. Hofmann, Rivera Middle School, Merced, CA Copyright 2003 Cahners Business Information.

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Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
Unlocking the Secrets of Science Series
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

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