Books by Martha Ackmann

Released: June 1, 2010

"Expertly captures Stone's significant life and the impressive strength of her will."
The life and times of a black woman determined to play professional baseball amid the racism and sexism of midcentury America. Read full book review >
Released: June 10, 2003

"A shameful episode exposed with thoroughness and a graceful pen. Highly recommended for students of the space race and women's issues alike."
Dogs and monkeys did it. So did American men, though some were, strictly speaking, unqualified. So did Russian women, early on. Why, then, did NASA balk at putting an All-American Girl in space? Read full book review >