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Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space

Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space by Lynn Sherr is a biography of the pioneering astronaut, engineer and physicist Sally Ride. It chronicles her incredible journey from being a child prodigy to becoming the first American woman in space.

Through vivid accounts of her childhood, education, and deep commitment to science, this book gives an intimate look into how Ride defied the odds to become a pivotal figure in NASA’s history. From learning about astrophysics and geology to achieving two doctoral degrees – Ride demonstrated incredible courage, dedication and passion for exploration throughout her lifetime.

The book also details the important role that Sally played in advancing gender equality within STEM fields, particularly through her tireless work with young girls interested in space exploration. Her legacy lives on in inspiring generations of future scientists and astronauts; showing them that anything is possible–even what seemed out of reach at one time.

In short, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman In Space is an inspiring biography perfect for all those curious about Sally’s life and achievements—as well as anyone seeking encouragement on their own challenging paths towards success.



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