Remember when every child wanted to be an astronaut? Maybe they can! This wonderfully rich, detailed biography of the first Hispanic woman astronaut was written to engage and inspire, as well as inform. When children read about the life of a distinguished historical figures, they begin to see that famous people are not much different: they were children, they had families, they learned, and they worked toward a goal. Discovering connections between themselves and a real astronaut is an insightful moment for young readers! Paperback, 32 pages.