Almost Astronauts: 13 Women Who Dared to Dream by Tanya Lee Stone. Candlewick Press, 2009
Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming. Schwartz & Wade, 2011
1. Why do you think we know so much about Amelia Earhart, but so little about the Mercury 13?
2. Was Amelia Earhart a good role model? Why or why not?
3. How might history be different if the women had been first in space?