Travel to space with new Children’s non-fiction. Three new books about space pioneers Mae Jemison, Sally Ride and an encyclopedia of everything space-related are sure to capture the imagination, awe and inspire all space enthusiasts.

A new biography intended for the youngest readers, Mae Jemison by Jodie Shepherd, shares the ground-breaking and pioneering life of the first African-American woman in space.

In a moving and inspiring new biography about the first female American in space, Sally Ride: A Photobiography of America’s Pioneering Woman in Space by Tam O’Shaughnessy, follows the life of Ride from a gifted tennis player through her training at NASA and her passion to educate children and instill a love for science.

Space! by DK Smithsonian will capture the imaginations of all ages. Filled with high-quality, detailed images, graphs, diagrams, and extensive explanations of everything from “spaghettification, future space exploration, constellations, and distant galaxies, it is the perfect resource for anyone space-obsessed, young or old.

Mae Jemison

A biography of Mae Jemison, the first female African American astronaut.


An “encyclopedia for a new generation,” featuring computer-generated cutaways, photorealistic images, and the latest scientific research on a variety of space-related topics.