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* Publishers Weekly quote is from first edition published in 2001

“One thing I was consistent about was testing limits-

mine and other people’s-
especially adults.”

Dr. Mae Jemison

“In an accessible, conversational tone, first-time children’s author Jemison offers insight into her remarkable life…THE WRITING SINGS…”

– Publishers Weekly*

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In this warm, intimate book of notable moments of her life, Dr. Mae Jemison writes of going from a fear of heights as a child to dancing in orbit as a NASA astronaut and the first woman of color in space.  Unexpected, humorous and engaging stories chronicle growing up on the Southside of Chicago making mud pies, dance classes, science projects, navigating gang territories and riots, starting engineering at Stanford University at age sixteen, medical school, working in Africa – despite that the world already had a job picked out for her . . . but not the one she wanted.

Dr. mae jemison

Entrepreneur, engineer, physician, former astronaut social scientist and educator, Dr. Mae Jemison is at the forefront of integrating the physical and social sciences with art and culture to solve problems and foster innovation.  Jemison leads 100 Year Starship® global initiative to ensure the capabilities exist for human interstellar travel within the next 100 years while every step of the way enhancing life on Earth.

A NASA astronaut for six years and the world’s first woman of color in space, Jemison was the Area Peace Corps Medical Officer for Sierra Leone and Liberia, an Environmental professor at Dartmouth College focused on designing technologies for sustainability. She founded two technology companies and the international science camp The Earth We Share™ (TEWS), a program of the non-profit Dorothy Jemison Foundation for Excellence. Jemison is member of National Academy of Medicine, Fortune 500 companies’ boards, and the National Women’s Hall of Fame, was the first chair of the Texas State Product Development and Small Business Incubator Board in addition to many other awards, boards, honorary degrees, service work and recognitions.

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