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Mae Among the Stars

Written by Roda Ahmed & illustrated by Stasia Burrington
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Jan 9, 2018
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An Amazon Best Book of the Month A beautiful picture book for sharing, inspired by the life of the first African American woman to travel in space, Mae Jemison. 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.

What Kind of Book is Mae Among the Stars

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Who Wrote Mae Among the Stars

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Roda Ahmed

<p>Roda Ahmed is a Norwegian author and columnist born in Hargeisa, Somalia. Roda is the bestselling author of <em>Forberedelsen (The Preparations).</em> <em>Mae Among the Stars</em> is her first children’s book. She can speak five languages: Somali, Arabic, Norwegian, English, and French. Roda lives in LA with her husband and two children. For more info check out www.rodaworld.com.</p>

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Who Illustrated Mae Among the Stars

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Stasia Burrington

<p>Stasia Burrington is a Japanese-American illustrator and fine artist who makes her home in SeaTac, Washington, with her partner and two cats. She loves experimental cooking, camping, and everything having to do with science and science fiction.</p>

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780062651730
Publication Date:
January 9, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0062651730

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