Becoming a spacewalker : my journey to the stars / by Astronaut Jerry L. Ross, with Susan G. Gunderson.
- 5 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 7 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Boswell Grant Twp PL - Boswell||J 629.45 ROS (Text)||38144000352775||Juvenile Non-fiction||Checked out||10/09/2017|
|Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston||J 921 ROS (Text)||38209000843071||Juvenile Non-Fiction||In process||-|
|Greentown Children's Library - Greentown||J 629.45 ROSS (Text)||75342000337891||Junior Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||[IYRC] ISLI 629.45 R823b (Text)||00000106144736||Young Reader's Collection||Available||-|
|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||[IYRC] ISLI 629.45 R823b (Text)||00000106144728||Young Reader's Collection||Available||-|
|Otterbein PL - Otterbein||J 921 ROS (Text)||34046000369028||Juvenile Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Princeton PL - Princeton||JB Ross Ros (Text)||30890000654309||Youth Non-Fiction Youth room, Lower level||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781557536938
- ISBN: 1557536937
- Physical Description: 31 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm
- Publisher: West Lafayette, Indiana : Purdue University Press, 
|Formatted Contents Note:|| My dream -- The beginning -- Mom -- Dad -- Grandparents -- Kid stuff -- The space age -- Making a scrapbook -- A plan -- Kid for hire -- Saving -- Scientific curiosity -- Junior high revelations -- High school choices -- Purdue university -- Supersonic flight -- Try, try again -- Space traveler -- Life in zero gravity -- Space family -- Frequent flyer -- My next mission -- My challenge to you.
|Summary, etc.:|| "This nonfiction picture book is a children's version of NASA astronaut Jerry L. Ross's autobiography, Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA's Record-Setting Frequent Flyer, designed for ages 7-12. Told in friendly first-person narration, it represents how Ross followed his dream from rural 1950s northern Indiana to Purdue University and then outer space. Ross possessed specific character traits that helped him make choices and overcome obstacles as he struggled against the odds to realize his dream: curiosity, persistence, and believing in oneself. As the story unfolds and readers begin to make personal connections with Ross, his approach to problem solving and working through setbacks provides a powerful example for children. Content area concepts are integrated throughout the story, including but not limited to science, technology, engineering, math, visual literacy, financial literacy, geography, flight, and the race to space. Gravity, for example, is a major theme illustrated within the content of the story. Online guides for teachers using the book in a classroom setting (third to fourth grade recommended) are linked to throughout.A map of the United States on the inside front cover invites children to follow the path of Ross's journey from Crown Point, Indiana, to Kennedy Space Center. A timeline on the inside back cover compares and contrasts benchmark events in Ross's life and career with important events in flight and space travel history."-- Provided by publisher.
|Target Audience Note:|| Ages 7-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
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|Subject:||Ross, Jerry Lynn, 1948- > Juvenile literature.
Astronauts > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Outer space > Exploration > United States > Juvenile literature.