Sally Ride

Sally Ride Sally Ride Was Than The First Woman In Space She Was A Real Life Explorer And Adventurer Whose Life Story Is A True Inspiration For All Those Who Dream Big.Most People Know Sally Ride As The First American Female Astronaut To Travel In Space But In Her Lifetime She Was Also A Nationally Ranked Tennis Player, A Physicist Who Enjoyed Reading Shakespeare, A University Professor, And The Founder Of A Company That Helped Inspire Girls And Young Women To Pursue Careers In Science And Math Posthumously, She Was A Recipient Of The Presidential Medal Of Freedom.From Sally Ride S Youth To Her Many Groundbreaking Achievements In Space And Beyond, Sue Macy S Riveting Biography Tells The Story Of Not Only A Pioneering Astronaut, But A Leader And Explorer Whose Life, As President Barack Obama Said, Demonstrates That The Sky Is No Limit For Those Who Dream Of Reaching For The Stars. 5 stars for Sally Ride 3.5 for the book itself, which isn t riveting but does include lots of great stories and details for ex, how Ride, with the slightest shake of her head, declined the bouquet offered when landing after her first mission the disgustingly sexist questions she was asked by the press before the mission Will you wear a BRA in SPACE Ride responded that, in zero gravity, a bra would not be necessary she was also asked if she planned to have children, a question she compl 5 stars for Sally Ride 3.5 for the book itself, which isn t riveting but does include lots of great stories and details for ex, how Ride, with the slightest sha
Macy does a good job of balancing interesting details about space travel, both the technical operating the shuttle and the practical how to drink liquids , with a picture of what it was like for Sally Ride as the first woman in space I was enraged, if not surprised, at the sexist questions she was asked by reporters who would never dream of asking the same of a male astronaut Publishers, please makenonfiction for tweens and teens in this size instead of the large picture book format Macy does a good job of balancing interesting details about space travel, both the technical operating the shuttle and the practical how to drink liquids , with a picture of what it was like for Sally Ride as the first woman in space I was enraged, if not surprised, at the sexist questions she was asked by reporters who would never dream of asking the same of a male astronaut
Excellent young adult book introducing the first American woman astronaut Such an impressive woman Such a leader in a private way. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This is an interesting biography because we see Sally overcome adversity throughout her life She was discriminated against when she wanted to go to space because she is a women That didn t stop her from being the first American women to travel space This book takes place throughout her life including her childhood and collegiate career I enjoyed this book and would recommend it to young adults to adults because it is a good read I like how Sue Macy wrote about Sally s life and included so m This is an interesting biography because we see Sally overcome adversity throughout her life She was discriminated against when she wanted to go to space because she is a women That didn t stop her from being the first American women to travel space This book takes place throughout her life including her childhood and collegiate career I enjoyed this book and would recommend it to young adults to adults because it is a good read I like how Sue Macy wrote about Sally s life and included so many extra details that are greater than her big picture of going to space I
From the very first chapter of Sally Ride Life on a Mission, I could tell this was an ideal pick for a school book report on an autobiography or biography With that mindset, the book is really good and I was able to read it in one day It s cut and dry with little personality to distract from the facts or add unnecessary fluff, the back is full of citations that would really help a kid out with meeting multiple resources, and Sally s life is chock full of unique accomplishments so there is ple From the very first chapter of Sally Ride Life on a Mission, I could tell this was an ideal pick for a school book report on an autobiography or biography With that mindset, the book is really good and I was able to read it in one day It s cut and dry with little personality to distract from the facts or add unnecessary fluff, the back is full of citations that would really help a kid out with meeting multiple resources, and Sally s life is chock full of unique accomplishments so there is plenty to write about I really wish the author said straight up that Sally Ride does not tolerate fools but, if you re looking for it, you ca
Sally Ride was certainly a role model for young women looking to excel in science, math, and engineering This book about her life doesn t shy away from portraying Sally Ride as a feminist icon, even though it seems like she never really embraced her status as an influential female until later on in her life I think books that unabashedly show females breaking the glass ceiling definitely need to have a place in the classroom This book is a great example, almost to the extreme In fact, the bo Sally Ride was certainly a role model for young women looking to excel in science, math, and engineering This book about her life doesn t shy away from portraying Sally Ride as a feminist icon, even though it seems like she never really embraced her status as an influential female until later on in her life I think books that unabashe
Excellent biography of the astronaut I hadn t known that she was a star tennis player when she was a teen, until grad school actually She saw an ad that NASA was accepting women applicants for the astronaut program, and joined them in 1978 After her two shuttle flights and working in NASA administration, and serving on both shuttle accident investigation commissions, she founded Imaginary Lines promoting STEM for girls Wrote books, etc Amazing life Includes some details about her persona Excellent biography of the astronaut I hadn t known that she was a star tennis player when she was a teen, until grad school actually She saw an ad that NASA was accepting women applicants for the astronaut program, and joined them in 1978 After her two shuttle flights and working in NASA administration, and serving on both shuttle accident investigation commissions, she founded Imaginary Lines promoting STEM for girls Wrote books, etc
This junior high level biography will especially appeal to students who are interested in science or inspiring women The book is at it s most interesting when it s talking about her early life and post astronaut career but is heavily laden with detailed information when it comes to the specifics of her missions at NASA that might bog some readers down Her fascinating life story is one that will inspire and inform all but especially young people who may not have realized how limited opportuniti This junior high level biography will especially appeal to students who are interested in science or inspiring women The book is at it s most interesting when it s talking about her early life and post astronaut career but is heavily laden with detailed information when it comes to the specifics of her missions at NASA that might bog som
A serviceable 100 page biography of a fascinating woman A bit dry due to the heavy layer of space and science jargon, Sue Macy lightens it up a bit through extensive use of interviews and personal memories What struck me was the modernness of Sally Ride I ve been largely ignorant of any details about her, and she always seemed to be part of a long ago time But her passions have influenced a lot of my own education and outlook She pushed for changing attitudes regarding women in math and sci A serviceable 100 page biography of a fascinating woman A bit dry due to the heavy layer of space and science jargon, Sue Macy lightens it up a bit through extensive use of interviews

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  • Hardcover
  • 160 pages
  • Sally Ride
  • Sue Macy
  • 13 December 2018
  • 1442488549