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Ron's Big Mission (2009)


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LocationCall NumberItem Status
Picture BooksPICTURE/PEOPLE/BLUE,RAvailable
Published: New York, N.Y. : Dutton Children's Books, c2009
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  [32] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780525478492 (reinforced), 0525478493 (reinforced),
Language:  English

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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Additional Credits:
Naden, Corinne J. joint author
Tate, Don, ill

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