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publisher: Second Story Press

Spectacular Women In Space

by Sonia Gueldenpfennig

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list price: $10.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
published: Nov 2004
ISBN:9781896764887
publisher: Second Story Press
Description

Space is the final frontier and this collection features ten women who have made an important contribution to the exploration of space. This book shows the particular challenges faced by women in their quest to discover more about our universe.

About the Author
Sonia Gueldenpfennig holds a degree in comparative literature. She currently lives in Burlington. This is her first book.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
9 to 13
Grade:
4 to 8
Reading age:
9 to 13
Editorial Reviews

For the girl with stars in her eyes, and not the Hollywood kind.

— Globe and Mail

These women are inspirations to any girl or woman interested in a traditionally male-dominated career.

— Resource Links

Proof that you don't need a Y-chromosome to make significant advances in space travel.

— Monday Magazine

The chapters work together to give us an engaging portrait of the role women have played in space history.

— CM Magazine

A challenging novel for those children who appreciate different forms of literature and the interplay of symbols and imagery.

— CM Magazine

The author brings to life these women's dreams, struggles and achievements. Highly recommended for ages 9 and up.

— Hi-Rise

I recommend this book to libraries that want to increase their biography and research collection.

— Lane Education Service District

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Spectacular Women in Space (Women’s Hall of Fame)

Roberta Bondar, Sally Ride, Julie Payette… These 10 women have fought to be part of space exploration. Read about their missions and challenges as they dream of reaching the stars.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2006.

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