Written by Roda Ahmed
Illustrated by Stasia Burrington
I loved this book! Despite being told by her teacher that she shouldn’t pursue her dream, Dr. Mae Jemison went on to become the first female African American astronaut! Encouraged by her parents, Mae’s dream came true! I was most intrigued by the commentary at the end of the book which provided details about Jemison’s life that I was completely unaware of! Read more >>
Originally posted on April 15, 2019.