The Astronaut with a Song for the Stars: The Story of Dr. Ellen Ochoa

Growing up in a family of immigrants, Ellen dreamed of becoming a professional flutist, but all of that changed when she discovered engineering in college. Though she was told that field of study wasn't for girls, the bright young scientist refused to give up-ultimately becoming a NASA astronaut who shattered barriers and rocketed to success!


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The Astronaut With a Song for the Stars: The Story of Dr. Ellen Ochoa is told as an illustrated rhyming tale, with a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Dr. Ochoa herself. c 2019. 40 pgs. 10” x 9.8”. Hardcover. Ages: 5-10