Who Was Sally Ride?

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In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper ad to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space! Among her other accomplishments, she played tennis like a professional, was an astrophysicist who helped develop a robotic arm for space shuttles, and later, through Sally Ride Science, worked to make science cool and accessible for girls. Sally Ride, who died on July 23, 2012, will continue to inspire young ...

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Overview

In 1978, Sally Ride, a PhD candidate at Standford University, responded to a newspaper ad to join the US astronaut program. She was accepted and became the first American woman astronaut to fly in space! Among her other accomplishments, she played tennis like a professional, was an astrophysicist who helped develop a robotic arm for space shuttles, and later, through Sally Ride Science, worked to make science cool and accessible for girls. Sally Ride, who died on July 23, 2012, will continue to inspire young children.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780448466873
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 5/16/2013
  • Series: Who Was...? Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 108,073
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

 Megan Stine is the author of many books for young girls, from books about TV celebrities to historical fiction and biographies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2014

    It was a greate book

    I love it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2013

    Good book

    To me $5 for a who was book is a little to much money. But, that is an averge for who was books

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 15, 2013

    Very good

    I loved this book because she kept a very very good secret and that she got to go to space

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