Kalpana Chawla (She Persisted)


Dive into the empowering world of unstoppable women with this captivating chapter book series, drawing inspiration from the renowned She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger. Embark on an extraordinary journey alongside remarkable women who defied the odds, featuring the indomitable Kalpana Chawla!

Hailing from India, Kalpana faced discouragement in pursuing aeronautical engineering due to limited opportunities for women in the field. But she persevered, earning her degree, venturing to the US for advanced education, and ultimately joining NASA as the first Indian-born woman in space. Although her life was cut short from the Columbia tragedy, her legacy continues to ignite the aspirations of girls worldwide, especially in India, encouraging them to reach for the stars.

Raakhee Mirchandani’s compelling chapter book biography delves into the incredible life of Kalpana Chawla, spotlighting her unwavering perseverance. Join the journey of discovery and empowerment! Suitable for readers aged 6 -8. Published May 2023.

Booktype: Paperback

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