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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 37 related to Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race.    

Shakespeare's Face: Unraveling the Legend and History of Shakespeare's ...

Stephanie Nolen - Art - 2004 - 364 pages
The story of a recently discovered portrait of a young William Shakespeare traces its origins and history to discuss how it came into being, its possession by the same family ...
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28: Stories of AIDS in Africa

Stephanie Nolen - Political Science - 2010
From one of our most widely read, award-winning journalists comes the powerful, unputdownable story of the very human cost of a global pandemic of staggering scope and scale ...
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Almost Astronauts: 13 Women who Dared to Dream

Tanya Lee Stone - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 133 pages
Provides the story of the thirteen women connected with NASA's Mercury 13 space mission, who braved prejudice and jealousy to make their mark and open the door for the female ...
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Right Stuff, Wrong Sex: America's First Women in Space Program

Margaret A. Weitekamp - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 232 pages
Margaret Weitekamp traces the rise and fall of the Lovelace Woman in Space program within the context of the cold war and the thriving women's aviation culture of the 1950s ...
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Space for Women: A History of Women with the Right Stuff

Pamela Freni - History - 2002 - 210 pages
A history of women who were recruited as potential astronauts early in the space race and their attempt to be the first females in space. It tells of their success in the ...
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Powder Puff Derby Of 1929

Gene Nora Jessen - Powder Puff Derby - 2002 - 296 pages
The unforgettable true story of the 1929 air race that legitimized female pilots. In 1929, nineteen women set out from Santa Monica, California, in flimsy, propeller driven ...
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Starfall

Betty Grissom, Henry Still - Astronauts - 1974 - 276 pages
The widow of astronaut Virgil (Gus) Grissom tells the tragic and heroic story of her husband and family caught up in America's race for the moon.
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Nancy Batson Crews: Alabama's First Lady of Flight

Sarah Byrn Rickman - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 207 pages
A riveting oral history/biography of a pioneering woman aviator. This is the story of an uncommon woman--high school cheerleader, campus queen, airplane pilot, wife, mother ...
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