Mae Jemison (Rookie Biographies)
Meet Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to travel to space. Mae Jemison was a bright child who was always fascinated by science. A top student and gifted dancer ignored naysayers and worked hard to achieve her dream of becoming a doctor and an astronaut.
Fact-filled Rookie Read-About Biographies introduce the youngest readers to influential women and men, both past and present. Colorful photos and age appropriate text encourage children to read on their own.