March Buttonwood Book Club


The Six: The Untold Story of America's First Women Astronauts by Loren Grush

Thursday, March 28, 7pm

at Buttonwood Books and Toys

Women's History Month is the perfect time to look to the sky and consider the diverse achievements of daring and visionary females throughout the ages. Our March Buttonwood Book Club selection takes us to NASA in 1978 and beyond as we trace the impact of the six female astronauts admitted into the U.S. space program that year. Science and space reporter Loren Grush describes the tensions, unforeseen quandaries, and hard-won successes each woman faced as they discovered how to shift the NASA dynamic to embrace new levels of problem solving and teamwork.

Store Event Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Buttonwood Books and Toys
747 Chief Justice Cushing Highway
Cohasset, MA
United States
The Six: The Untold Story of America's First Women Astronauts By Loren Grush Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982172800
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Please call the store at (781) 383-2665 to confirm availability.
Published: Scribner - September 12th, 2023

“Vivid.” —The Guardian * “Engrossing.” —Booklist * “Suspenseful, meticulously observed, enlightening.” —Margot Lee Shetterly, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Hidden Figures

In this account of America’s first women astronauts “Grush skillfully weaves a story that, at its heart, i