Ron’s Big Mission
Written by Rose Blue and Corinne Naden
Illustrated by Don Tate
A fictionalized account of a real incident one summer day in 1959, this story recounts the day that Ron McNair, a nine year old boy, stood up for what he thought was right. Ron dreamed of being a pilot and wanted to check out books at the library about airplanes…but, it was against the rules. In the end, Ron received a library card and went on to fulfill his dream of flying by becoming an astronaut on the Space Shuttle Challenger! Read more >>
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Originally posted on February 1, 2021.