A beautiful picture book for sharing and marking special occasions such as graduation, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. An Amazon Best Book of the Month
A great classroom and bedtime read-aloud, Mae Among the Stars is the perfect book for young readers who have big dreams and even bigger hearts.
When Little Mae was a child, she dreamed of dancing in space. She imagined herself surrounded by billions of stars, floating, gliding, and discovering.
She wanted to be an astronaut.
Her mom told her, If you believe it, and work hard for it, anything is possible."
Little Mae's curiosity, intelligence, and determination, matched with her parents' encouraging words, paved the way for her incredible success at NASA as the first African American woman to travel in space.
This book will inspire other young girls to reach for the stars, to aspire for the impossible, and to persist with childlike imagination.
--School Library JournalBinding Type:
11.31h x 8.88w x 0.44dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly
11/13/2017School Library Journal
12/15/2017 pg. 100Hornbook Guide to Children
01/01/2019 - Recommended, SatisfactoryAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name:
193638 / Mae Among the StarsReading Level:
3 / Interest Level:
Lower Grade / Point Value: