Van Vleet, Carmella To the Stars! The First American Woman to Walk in Space Charlesbridge 2016. $16.99 NON-FICTION/PICTURE BOOK
This is the
story of Astronaut Dr. Kathy Sullivan. The pages rotate between her interests
and experiences as a child/teen and her life as an adult in her career. We
learn how adventurous she was and how she broke out of social norms to become
the first woman to walk in space. It features fairly simple words and harmonious
This is picture
book is one that could be easily read to K-2 grade for a read-aloud about astronauts
or accomplished women. It could also work for that age group to create a
biography if including information found in the back of the book. We always
hear about Sally Ride, but here is another amazing woman to discover!
EL (K-3) – ADVISABLE
Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School
Librarian & Author.