12 Women in the Space Industry


Children - Non-Fiction
32 Pages
Reviewed on 03/27/2020
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Reviewed by Emily-Jane Hills Orford for Readers' Favorite

Have you ever looked at the stars in a clear night’s sky and dreamed of traveling to each and every one of the stars? Or perhaps you just want to fly around in space and study the universe as far as technology allows us to see? Everyone has the potential of dreaming big and following their dreams. Even women from around the world have followed their dreams to work in the space industry and even fly into space. There are more women working in space careers than you realize and they’re making history (or perhaps I should say 'herstory').

Marne Ventura’s non-fiction children’s book, 12 Women in the Space Industry, is a lively and engaging picture book with valuable information on twelve of these great space women. From the first woman in space, Russian Valentina Tereshkova, to the first woman of East Indian descent, Kalpana Chawla, to the first woman to command a space shuttle mission on board the Atlantis, and others, this little collection of female space stories will inspire young readers, male and female, to dream big and work hard towards their dreams.

Each woman in the space industry, twelve selected for this book, have contributed their valuable resources and intellect to further space explorations. In this book, the author highlights the space woman’s career and accomplishments, accompanied by colorful photos, and then challenges the reader in fascinating sidebars to think about each woman’s achievement. A wonderful book to introduce young readers to women who excelled in the growing space industry.