Reaching for the Stars: The Inspiring Story of a Migrant Farmworker Turned Astronaut

Reaching for the Stars: The Inspiring Story of a Migrant Farmworker Turned Astronaut

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Born into a family of migrant workers, toiling in the fields by the age of six, Jose M. Hernàndez dreamed of traveling through the night skies on a rocket ship. REACHING FOR THE STARS is the inspiring story of how he realized that dream, becoming the first Mexican-American astronaut.

Hernàndez didn't speak English till he was 12, and his peers often joined gangs, or skipped school. And yet, by his twenties he was part of an elite team helping develop technology… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Center Street (September 04, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 6.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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