Little People, Big Dreams: Mae Jemison
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Little People, Big Dreams: Mae Jemison by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara & Janna Morton. Let’s introduce the youngest dreamers to the scientist, astronaut and the first ever black woman in space with the Little People, Big Dreams: Mae Jemison book.
When Mae Jemison was a little girl, she dreamed of blasting off into space on a rocket ship. She was so excited as she watched the Apollo Moon landings, but she wondered... why none of the astronauts were women?
Mae loved science and was so bright that she started college at just 16, and was training to be a doctor by the age of 20. She joined the Peace Corps, using her medical knowledge to help people in countries all around the world. Upon returning to the United States, she was accepted into NASA's astronaut program.
After hard work and training, in 1992 Mae became the first Black woman to travel into space! This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the groundbreaking astronaut's life.
Little People, Big Dreams is a best-selling series of books that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
The hardcover books have longer sentences, extending the stories for beginning readers. Your little one will enjoy the stylish and quirky illustrations as you read the engaging story of this fascinating icon. With extra facts about Mae's life at the back, it’s a great educational pick.
This series makes the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!
Looking for gift ideas? The Little People, Big Dreams: Mae Jemison hardcover book is the perfect gift for children 3 years and older. Ideal for birthdays, special occasions or simply as a surprise gift.
Size: 24 x 19.5 x 1 cm / 32 pages
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US 3/4 - Recommended Age: 2 – 4 years old
Height: 92 cm – 104 cm
Hips: 54 cm – 55 cm
Waist: 60 cm – 62 cm
US 5/6 - Recommended Age: 4 – 6 years old
Height: 104 cm – 116 cm
Hips: 56 cm – 57 cm
Waist: 64 cm – 66 cm