Nomination: To the Stars! The First American Woman to Walk in Space

51v6brftjol-_sl500_aa130_Van Vleet, Carmella and Dr. Kathy Sullivan. To the Stars! The First American Woman to Walk in Space. Illus. by Nicole Wong. 2016. 40p. Charlesbridge, $16.95 (978-1-58089-644-3). Gr. 2-5.

A picture book biography of Dr. Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space. Illustrations jump between Kathy as a child and as an adult to tell the inspiring story of how a young girl who loved exploring defied convention and courageously became a NASA astronaut.

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