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Reaching for the Moon

J B JOHNSON

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Reaching for the Moon : the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson

Johnson, Katherine G.

New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]

248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

The author shares her life excelling in math as a young girl and her eventual career as a NASA mathematician. Explores her work on the Apollo 11 mission.

Reading Level: 8.3

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

9781534440838

LC Call No:

QA29.J64 J64 2019

Dewey Class No:

510/.92 B 23

Author:

Johnson, Katherine G.

Title:

Reaching for the Moon : the autobiography of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson / Katherine Johnson.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2019]

Physical:

248 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, July 2019

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, May 2019

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, June 2019

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's Books), July 2019

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly Annex, June 2019

Summary:

The author shares her life excelling in math as a young girl and her eventual career as a NASA mathematician. Explores her work on the Apollo 11 mission.

Target Audience:

8.3.

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett School Solutions.

Subject:

Johnson, Katherine G.

Subject:

United States.--National Aeronautics and Space Administration--Officials and employees.

Subject:

Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)

Subject:

African Americans--Biography.

Subject:

Women mathematicians--Biography.

Subject:

African American women--Biography.

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