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Ron's big mission  Cover Image Book Book

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

Blue, Rose. (Author). Naden, Corinne J. (Added Author). Tate, Don, (ill.).


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.

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  • ISBN: 9780525478492
  • ISBN: 0525478493
  • Physical Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton Children's Books, c2009.

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Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning LG 2.9 0.5
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject: McNair, Ronald E., 1950-1986 > Childhood and youth > Juvenile fiction.
Segregation > Juvenile fiction.
Libraries > Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
South Carolina > History > 20th century > Juvenile fiction.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coldwater Branch J E BLU (Text) 35401425227526 Juvenile Picture Book Available -

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