Soar to the stars with Dr. Mae Jemison in this exciting middle grade nonfiction biography. Perfect for fans of the Who Was and Little Leaders series, the books in the VIP series tell the true – and amazing – stories of some of history’s greatest trailblazers. Meet the VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE who changed the world!
Mae Jemison is the first African American woman to travel to space. She’s also a medical doctor who once joined the Peace Corps. And a trained dancer, too! Experience all the exciting moments in Dr. Jemison’s thrilling life in this exciting biography, packed with two-color illustrations and fun facts, including the secrets of NASA.
Short and engaging chapters are interspersed with special lists and other information made to order to engage kids, whether they’re already biography fans or ‘have to’ write a report for school.
The special sections in VIP: Dr. Mae Jemison include ‘Answers to Some Big Questions Mae Wondered About’; ‘10 Things Women Couldn’t Do in the 1960s and 1970s’; and ‘QUIZ: Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Astronaut’.