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Ron's big mission / Rose Blue and Corinne J. Naden ; illustrated by Don Tate.

Blue, Rose, (author.). Naden, Corinne J., (author.). Tate, Don, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Homer Public Library P GROWING BLU 000158103 Children's Library -- Picture Book Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525478492
  • ISBN: 0525478493
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Dutton Childrens Books, [2009]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
One summer day in 1959, nine-year-old Ron McNair, who dreams of becoming a pilot, walks into the Lake City, South Carolina, public library and insists on checking out some books, despite the rule that only white people can have library cards. Includes facts about McNair, who grew up to be an astronaut.
Target Audience Note:
Elementary Grade.
440 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 2.9 0.5.
Reading Counts! 2.5.
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.9 0.5 127001.
Reading Counts RC K-2 2.5 1 Quiz: 45636.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Subject: McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986 > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986.
McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986 > Childhood and youth > Fiction.
African American astronauts > Biography > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Civil rights > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans and libraries > South Carolina > Lake City > Juvenile fiction.
Segregation > United States > History > Juvenile fiction.
Segregation > Fiction.
Libraries > Fiction.
Books and reading > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
African American astronauts.
African Americans and libraries.
African Americans > Civil rights.
Segregation.
Segregation > Fiction.
Libraries > Fiction.
Books and reading > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
South Carolina > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.
South Carolina.
South Carolina > Lake City.
United States.
South Carolina > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Picture books.
Easy books.
Fiction.
History.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Fiction.